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.

Many look to the embrace of trans rights by Justin Trudeau as evidence of equality, but the truth is murkier.

August 14 2017 10:32 AM

Will President Uhuru Kenyatta nudge his nation toward the future or keep it in the past?

August 10 2017 6:45 AM

LGBT activists in Europe's leading democracy — some say the world's — try to figure out where their attentions should turn next.

August 10 2017 5:04 AM

After another failed attempt at passing a mandatory popular vote, lawmakers have turned to a voluntary mail-in ballot as a last resort.

August 09 2017 7:01 PM

LLC Hardcore, which denied a man a job based on his appearance, has been forced to compensate him. 

August 09 2017 6:52 PM

With North Korea threatening the island, all eyes are on the tiny territory, which is surprisingly LGBT-friendly.

August 09 2017 5:49 PM

Neither the president, the vice president, nor the secretary of State has taken action on the antigay atrocities in the Russian region.

August 09 2017 5:05 AM