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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.

Artists will join throngs protesting in streets after the reveal of homophobic communications between the governor and his administration.

July 17 2019 8:06 AM

Rabbi Rafi Peretz said he believes individuals can change their sexual orientation, and claims to have helped at least one youth do it.

July 15 2019 8:54 AM

Activist Bessy Ferrera was fatally shot just two days after the death of TV host Santi Carbajal and four days after the murder of stylist Antonia Lainez.

July 11 2019 7:53 PM

It's the first decline in acceptance reported in the survey since the AIDS crisis.

July 11 2019 8:28 AM

Some parents at Parkfield Community School in Birmingham say elementary-age children are too young to be taught about LGBTQ issues.

July 10 2019 4:53 PM

Dr. David Mackereth, who was fired for refusing to respect chosen pronouns, claims his religious freedom is under attack.

July 10 2019 4:43 PM

Parliament moved this week to bring the area in line with the rest of the United Kingdom.

July 10 2019 12:02 PM