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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.

Films and TV shows with such content would be available only by "special access," says an anti-LGBTQ+ member of Parliament.

November 24 2021 2:08 PM

The ad from Norway feels like a queer holiday miracle.

November 22 2021 11:28 AM

The Cameroonian woman reportedly had rejected the group's advances before they attacked her. 

November 22 2021 10:48 AM

Hamilton has spoken out in support of LGBTQ+ rights before and has urged others in sports to call out countries with poor human rights records. 

November 19 2021 11:30 AM

The ruling has outraged activists, but the court did say that legislators should take action to guarantee equal rights.

November 18 2021 4:55 PM

Authorities are looking for a man who may have information related to an attack on a man who was punched unconscious after challenging someone calling him antigay slurs. 

November 18 2021 11:08 AM

The organization has held two virtual Pride events so far, each bringing in millions of viewers. 

November 18 2021 10:00 AM