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 movement has been a wild success, with sons supporting their mothers and sisters and men standing up for their wives. 

August 05 2016 1:05 PM

Muhammad Wisam Sankari was beheaded and mutilated in Turkey, which has admitted many Syrian refugees but failed to protect the rights of LGBT ones.

August 04 2016 4:13 PM

The two LGBT Olympic medalists attended a party for the son of the sultan of Brunei, who implemented Sharia law in his island nation and calls for the death penalty for gays. Kenworthy later expressed regret.

3:02 PM

The mom doesn't hold malice for the killer but instead for "the system which allowed it to happen.”

August 01 2016 7:22 PM

Tony Cointreau tells of leaving a singing career behind to work with Mother Teresa and her New York City AIDS Hospice in A Gift of Love, a new memoir. Read an excerpt below.

August 01 2016 6:01 AM

At least eight countries allow tests where doctors penetrate men accused of being gay. The international community needs to stand up to this abuse.

July 27 2016 5:34 AM
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