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.

"If they can’t cope with a few naked bums, then frankly that’s quite sad."

December 05 2017 8:51 PM

His partner's response? "A resounding yes."

December 04 2017 3:44 AM

Here are some ways you can put on your red ribbon and make World AIDS Day count.

November 30 2017 6:05 PM

Joseph and Travis DaSilva, a 30-something couple known for mooning world landmarks, were arrested in Thailand after posting images of their backsides at a Buddhist temple. They remain in custody. 

November 30 2017 3:50 PM

The Moscow Community Center originally opened for LGBT refugees fleeing Chechnya, but is now open to all queer Russians seeking safety.

November 29 2017 5:12 PM