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.

The popular app marketed itself at the Games and welcomed a huge audience of gay and bi men. It also encountered local models scared to be publicly associated with a gay product.

September 01 2016 5:07 AM

These South African men each fertilized an egg and now have triplets.

August 24 2016 7:00 PM

In what's becoming a horrifying pattern in Mosul — Iraq's second-largest city and one controlled by the radical Islamist group — the men were pushed off a tall building, falling to their deaths.

August 24 2016 3:13 PM

A new AP investigation finds the whistle-blowing site has shared data that may endanger private citizens; founder Julian Assange calls the report "recycled news."

August 23 2016 9:48 PM

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is among those calling for an end to India's Section 377, which criminalizes same-sex relations.

August 23 2016 11:14 AM

Hande Kader’s death marks another tragedy for LGBT people in a country struggling to survive religious conservatives and an unstable political regime.

August 19 2016 3:00 PM

Showcasing LGBT pride in a place like Odessa, Ukraine, requires no shortage of courage and grit.

August 17 2016 5:06 AM
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