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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 drag performer gave an empowering speech for the LGBT community about the importance of Pride in Toronto.

July 03 2016 11:46 PM

The colorful monument in San Juan, Puerto Rico, declares "Amor es amor, es amor, es amor..." 

July 03 2016 5:09 PM Updated

The moment when the Gay Men's Chorus of London broke into song during a vigil has gone viral, and here's how it could further help the victims and their loved ones.

July 01 2016 1:56 PM

Leaders at the United Nations and Human Rights Campaign say the vote to create a special LGBT Independent Expert will have global repercussions. 

June 30 2016 1:40 PM Updated

LGBT portrayals in Japan are so rare that comics and anime have become lifelines for queer youth there, writes Kyle Knight of Human Rights Watch, who helped create a new manga series that celebrates sexual and gender diversity.

June 29 2016 6:22 AM

Pride in Turkey had been banned but that didn't stop some from trying to show it.

June 28 2016 2:20 PM
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