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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.

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.

Existing HIV meds show prevention promise

Combination drug Truvada may prevent HIV infection

Scientists have long believed that a vaccine is the best way to stop the spread of HIV, but efforts to invent one have failed miserably. Now they may have found something already on pharmacy shelves that seems to prevent infection.

N.C. minister resigns in support of same-sex marriage

News 2006-03-29 N.C. minister resigns in support of same-sex marriage The Reverend Howard Hanger of Asheville, N.C., announced Sunday that he will be turning in his ordination to the United Methodist

Australian region considers civil unions

Canberra area consider offering civil unions for both gay and straight couples.

CAPE 2 comics event, May 6 in Dallas

Events 2006-03-29 CAPE 2 comics event, May 6 in Dallas Zeus Comics in Dallas will celebrate Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 6, with the second annual Comics and Pop Culture Expo. CAPE

McCain to speak at Falwell's antigay university

Republican senator John McCain of Arizona has agreed to by the keynote speaker at Liberty University.

Maryland court comes to the rescue of gay family

Discriminatory Virginia custody decision overturned.

Lesbian teen athlete held in stabbings of mother, sister

News 2006-03-29 Lesbian teen athlete held in stabbings of mother, sister A star athlete in New Mexico is in custody following the stabbing Monday of her mother and sister. And her coming out as a lesbi

Gymnastics coach fired over gay porn past

News 2006-03-29 Gymnastics coach fired over gay porn past A tumbling coach who worked with cheerleaders at Mater Dei Catholic High School in Breese, Ill., has been barred from the campus

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