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.

After a string of diplomatic flubs in Europe, the Trump administration added a snub for equality.

May 27 2017 8:31 PM

"The sounds of torture are just there all day," a survivor of detention camps tells Human Rights Watch. 

May 26 2017 5:54 PM

"No entry for faggots" read a wooden plate at the entrance to one of German Sterligov's shops in Moscow.

May 26 2017 3:16 PM

Gauthier Destenay, the husband of Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, ate dinner and toured a museum with the wives of other NATO nation leaders. 

May 25 2017 11:04 PM

The court's ruling paves the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

May 24 2017 4:25 PM

Activists and concerned citizens rally around the globe to protect Chechnya's gay and bisexual men.

May 24 2017 3:56 PM
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