World

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.

A new law allows transgender people in this conservative South American nation to legally register for identification displaying their authentic gender. 

September 07 2016 3:37 PM

"Norwegians are girls who love girls, boys who love boys, and girls and boys who love each other," said the 79-year-old king of Norway. 

September 07 2016 3:02 PM

Barcelona is only the most recent threat of mass violence against LGBT people following the June tragedy.

September 07 2016 1:00 AM

George-Kyveli Papadimitriou is an activist working in Greece, who is passionate about expanding the options for young non-binary people in an inescapably binary world. This is their story, as told to Kay Cairns. 

1:09 PM

An investigation by a New York newspaper undermined one of his core arguments.

September 04 2016 9:07 PM

The longtime leader of Zimbabwe is listed on The Advocate's compilation of "The 50 Biggest Homophobes of the Last 50 Years."

September 04 2016 10:59 AM

As the summer of 2016 draws to a close, we take a look at Pride celebrations from around the world.

September 02 2016 8:18 PM
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