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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 Children's Hour onstage in L.A., March 31–May 7

Events 2006-03-31 The Children's Hour onstage in L.A., March 31–May 7 Lillian Hellman's classic play about lesbian desire and the power of lies, The Children's Hour , w

Close your legs and go home

Close your legs and go home

The misguided sequel Basic Instinct 2 does little more than remind you how good the protested-by-gay-activists original was

Study: 25% of young gay men in Northern Ireland have attempted suicide

News 2006-03-30 Study: 25% of young gay men in Northern Ireland have attempted suicide A mental health study released Tuesday in Northern Ireland reveals some alarming statistics about young gay men. A

Gays likely to win adoption rights in Scotland

Bill would give adoption rights to all unmarried couples, gay and straight.

Scalia again draws criticism for antigay comments

The U.S. Supreme Court justice says there is no constitutional right to "homosexual conduct."

Standoff at Warsaw's famous gay club continues

Famous Polish nightspot was ordered closed over the weekend.

New opera Hell onstage in NYC March 30–April 9

Events 2006-03-30 New opera Hell onstage in NYC March 30–April 9 The new opera Hell , featuring a libretto by lesbian poet and novelist Eileen Myles ( Cool for You ), will h

Marriage amendment fails again in Maryland senate

Marriage amendment fails again in Maryland senate

An attempt to revive a constitutional amendment that would prohibit same-sex marriage failed in the Maryland Senate Tuesday in Annapolis, apparently leaving no further options this year for opponents of marriage equality.

Pennsylvania legislature considers marriage amendment

News 2006-03-30 Pennsylvania legislature considers marriage amendment A Pennsylvania legislative panel in Harrisburg heard arguments Tuesday on a measure intended to strengthen an existing ban on same-

New York gay basher found guilty

News 2006-03-30 New York gay basher found guilty A New York City jury on Tuesday convicted a Brooklyn man of a hate-crime assault in the brutal beating of a gay man last year. Steven Pomie

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