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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 E.U.'s European Commission takes action against pervasive bias in Poland.

August 03 2020 1:28 PM

Survivors of sexual violence during Syria's civil war detail their sufferings in a new Human Rights Watch report.

July 29 2020 5:08 PM

Mohamad al-Bokari had fled Yemen for Saudi Arabia after his life was threatened. 

July 28 2020 2:17 PM

When the Romanian Parliament attempted to prevent discussion of transgender lives in schools, Lerca said enough is enough. 

July 23 2020 2:11 PM

Lawmakers are rushing to pass bills to further erode LGBTQ+ rights in the already hostile nation.

July 15 2020 6:03 PM

Andrzej Duda has called the LGBTQ+ rights movement “more destructive” than Soviet-era communism.

July 13 2020 2:53 PM

The homophobic politician has been resistant to mask-wearing but has now tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

July 09 2020 2:57 PM