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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.

Staunch Catholic Sen. Dick Durbin is standing up for his friend, the out U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

December 16 2015 12:47 PM

Andras Vass had been convicted of enticing gay Hungarian men to move to America for money and enslaving them for sex.

December 16 2015 8:26 AM

A nondiscrimination policy provisionally adopted by the Canadian Catholic school body has supporters of trans rights angered and dismayed.

December 16 2015 7:46 AM

This Canadian mother wears her support for her transgender son on her sleeve. Literally.

December 14 2015 8:56 AM

People often ask U.S. Ambassador to Denmark Rufus Gifford why he's so public about being gay. He explains to The Advocate why it matters to say 'gay,' especially when the cameras are rolling. 

December 14 2015 4:39 AM
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