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 Human Rights Campaign was in Chile yesterday, working to protect LGBT workers there from discrimination.

January 18 2018 9:43 AM

Thanks to a "double testing" system, men who have sex with men will soon be allowed to donate blood without a period of abstinence.

January 13 2018 3:22 PM

Facing mass protests, Trump cancels a planned British trip.

January 12 2018 6:51 PM

An opinion from an advocate general may lead to a major LGBT rights victory in Europe.

January 11 2018 4:33 PM

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled that the 20 countries under its jurisdiction must enact marriage equality if they haven't already done so.

January 10 2018 6:11 PM

LGBT Aussies celebrate their new right to marry, which went into effect today.

January 09 2018 5:46 PM

The food scene in Mexico's resilient capital is better than ever.

January 09 2018 11:16 AM