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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.
Op-ed: Obama Must Stand Up for LGBT Jamaicans

Op-ed: Obama Must Stand Up for LGBT Jamaicans

As the president arrives in Jamaica for the Summit of the Americas, he must defend the basic rights of gender and sexual minorities.

Op-ed: How I’m Helping the Chinese Gayby Boom

Op-ed: How I’m Helping the Chinese Gayby Boom

Americans aren't the only LGBT people fighting for their right to have a family.

London Police Search for Suspect in Murder of Trans Woman Visiting from U.S.

London Police Search for Suspect in Trans Woman's Murder 

Vanessa Santillan, a Mexican trans woman visiting the U.K. from Miami, Fla., was beaten to death in a London apartment.

Ireland Approves Adoptions by Same-Sex Couples Ahead of Marriage Vote

Ireland Approves Adoptions by Same-Sex Couples

Ahead of a marriage equality referendum slated for May, Irish lawmakers passed a bill extending adoption rights to same-sex couples by a sweeping majority.

Capehart: Apple's Tim Cook Is No Hypocrite

Capehart: Apple's Tim Cook Is No Hypocrite

The out journalist defends the out CEO's stance on gay rights.

One of Africa's Scariest Homophobes Just Lost Reelection
April 01 2015 8:12 PM ET

One of Africa's Scariest Homophobes Just Lost Reelection

Nigeria has a new president from a new party. There are mixed signals, though, about what that will mean for LGBT Nigerians.

Tokyo District Votes to Recognize Same-Sex Relationships

The move in the Shibuya ward marks a big step for conservative Japan

Gay-Bashing Murderers Become First Same-Sex Couple To Marry in Prison

Two men convicted for gay hate crimes tie the knot behind bars in Britain

Russia Fails to Block Same-Sex Spousal Benefits for U.N. Employees

Russia Fails to Block Same-Sex Spousal Benefits for U.N. Employees

Much to the chagrin of some of the world's most homophobic governments, lesbian, gay and bisexual staffers at the United Nations will be able to share benefits with their same-sex spouses.

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