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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.

Vault Legal Diversity Job Fair in New York City, April 21–22

Events 2006-04-06 Vault Legal Diversity Job Fair in New York City, April 21–22 The Vault Legal Diversity Job Fair, an event produced in conjunction with the Minority Corporate Counsel Associatio

Kinder gentler homophobia

Kinder, gentler homophobia

What was up with 60 Minutes’ bizarrely unbalanced report on the origins of sexuality? In part the answer is disgraced “scientist” J. Michael Bailey, who thinks gay men tend to be girly and bisexuals don’t exist

Feingold comes out for gay couples

Feingold comes out for gay couples

Wisconsin’s Russ Feingold has joined the handful of U.S. senators who have expressed their unequivocal support for marriage equality. And he’s a serious contender for the White House in 2008. The Advocate’s Sean Kennedy talks to the Democratic firebrand

Discriminatory California adoption bill killed in committee

Discriminatory California adoption bill killed in committee

A discriminatory California adoption bill that would have forced judges to consider the so-called moral values of a dependent child's birth parents in determining who could adopt the child was killed in committee in Sacramento on Tuesday.

Mandisas exclusive Advocate interview

Mandisa breaks her silence

A day after getting booted from American Idol, Mandisa talks exclusively to The Advocate about the gay controversy that may have done her in and explains why you'll never see her belting at the White Party.

Tennessee lawmakers consider three antigay adoption bills

Adoption battle heats up in Tennessee

Same-sex marriage lands before federal appeals court

News 2006-04-06 Same-sex marriage lands before federal appeals court A lawyer for a gay couple suing for the right to wed argued Tuesday before a federal appeals panel in Pasadena, Calif.,

Proposed Gay Games event divides Chicago suburb

Proposed Gay Games event divides Chicago suburb

The question of whether Crystal Lake, Ill., should give the Gay Games a permit to have a boat race this summer on a small man-made lake has become a heated battle between those who see the event as a threat to their small-town way of life and those who see such views as simply small-minded.

Utah theater owner speaks out on canceling Brokeback Mountain

News 2006-04-05 Utah theater owner speaks out on canceling Brokeback Mountain After months of silence, Utah Jazz owner Larry H. Miller has explained his decision to pull Brokeback Mountain fro

Dinah Dinah Dinah

Dinah! Dinah! Dinah!

The Advocate’s executive editor grabs the sunscreen and ventures into the world’s hottest sea of women at Dinah Shore Weekend

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