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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.
Catholic agencies allowed to discriminate against gay parents

Catholic agencies allowed to discriminate against gay parents

Contrary to state law, Massachusetts Catholic adoption agencies won't be penalized for refusing to consider gays and lesbians as adoptive parents.

The children of gay and lesbian couples roll eggs at the White House

News 2006-04-18 The children of gay and lesbian couples roll eggs at the White House Thousands of children, including some brought by gay and lesbian parents, braved chilly rain at the South Lawn of th

St. Martin tourism officials denounce gay bashing

Commissioners call for swift justice in the apprehension of the perpetrators.

Appeals court rules in favor of casino's makeup rule

News 2006-04-18 Appeals court rules in favor of casino's makeup rule A federal appeals panel has ruled against a lesbian bartender in Nevada who sued the parent company of Harrah's, upholding the

Rolling eggs together

Rolling eggs together

Gay families who showed up en masse with their children at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday were greeted with one loud bullhorn and hundreds of welcoming smiles

Speech by transgender author Kate Bornstein canceled

Speech by transgender author Kate Bornstein canceled at New York school

A suburban New York high school has censored a scheduled appearance by noted transgender author and activist Kate Bornstein (pictured) after complaints from a local businessman.

Group blocks Cincinnati antidiscrimination law from taking effect

News 2006-04-18 Group blocks Cincinnati antidiscrimination law from taking effect A group opposing a Cincinnati ordinance update that extends discrimination protection to gay people blocked the change

Hong Kong won't recognize U.K. domestic-partnership law

The British Consulate-General Hong Kong deems domestic-partnership registration inappropriate.

May 6 AIDS Foundation of Chicago gala will feature Sheena Easton

Events 2006-04-15 May 6 AIDS Foundation of Chicago gala will feature Sheena Easton Pop singer Sheena Easton will perform at the 16th annual “Not Just Song and Dance” gala to benefit the A

APLA will hold forum on HIV and crystal meth May 8 in West Hollywood, Calif.

Events 2006-04-15 APLA will hold forum on HIV and crystal meth May 8 in West Hollywood, Calif. AIDS Project Los Angeles will hold the first in a series of public forums on crystal meth and

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