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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.

The State Department has excuses for voting against a pro-LGBT U.N. measure, but it still belies Trump's pledge to protect "the gays."

October 03 2017 2:42 PM

Macklemore and Mary Lambert performed despite a right-wing effort that tried to shut it down. 

October 01 2017 7:03 PM

Amnesty International says the exams are torture; Egypt says it's part of the investigation.

October 01 2017 6:30 PM

Amnesty International says the exams are torture; Egypt says it's part of the investigation.

October 01 2017 6:30 PM

Chancellor Angela Merkel allowed a vote earlier this year. Same-sex marriage won, despite Merkel voting against.

October 01 2017 12:50 PM

The last country to ban women from driving decreed that women will be able to get licenses by June 2018.

September 28 2017 2:07 PM
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