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.

Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would love to see parliament move towards a "vote of conscience."

1:47 AM

President John Magufuli is determined to continue a regime of imprisoning men accused of being gay even if that means losing foreign aid.  

June 27 2017 3:28 PM

Even though courts initially froze Trump's "Muslim bans," his executive orders still slowed the U.S. resettlement of LGBT people fleeing violence. Now that the Supreme Court has partially reinstated the bans, things are getting really scary.

June 27 2017 5:07 AM

About 5,000 people marched in the Metro Manila Pride to expand LGBT rights in the Philippines, currently being led by a Trump-like figure, Rodrigo Duterte.

June 26 2017 8:09 PM

Activists in Istanbul planned to hold the Pride march this weekend, but police fired rubber bullets and tear gas, and detained several people.

June 26 2017 7:53 PM

The Canadian prime minister once again marched in Toronto's Pride parade. Meanwhile, the president of the United States refuses to even acknowledge Pride month.

June 26 2017 5:36 PM

Over the weekend, people in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Costa Rica revelled in their Marchas de la Diversidad.

June 26 2017 3:23 PM
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