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Read the latest updates about LGBT issues around the world. The Advocate is an international source for developments pertaining to gay world news, politics, Prides, politicians, and rights that affect the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Learn about antigay laws, human rights violations, landmark victories, and failures of governments to protect the rights of its citizens. From Asia, to North America, to South America, to Europe, to Africa, The Advocate provides transcontinental coverage of the issues that matter to our readers.

The Socialist majority in Parliament will try to override President Anibal Cavaco Silva's veto.

January 25 2016 3:10 PM

The leader of the Catholic Church, who recently spoke out against same-sex marriage, sat down with the out CEO.

January 24 2016 3:21 PM

Demonstrators flooded the streets in cities across Italy, urging their government to legally recognize unions for same-sex couples.

January 23 2016 5:17 PM

Some lawmakers want to punish gay couples who become parents through overseas surrogates.

January 22 2016 8:11 PM

A new study finds many queer Jamaicans have thought about leaving their home nation if they could.

January 22 2016 6:49 PM

At the World Economic Forum, Biden tells execs they can help change public opinion and government policy in homophobic nations.

January 21 2016 4:56 PM

LGBT activists had applied to hold the tongue-in-cheek rally along with serious events, including a commemoration for victims of terrorism, but all were nixed. 

January 21 2016 2:21 PM
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