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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.

Life sentence reinstated for gay man's killer

News 2006-04-22 Life sentence reinstated for gay man's killer The Illinois supreme court has reinstated a life sentence for a man convicted in the 1988 decapitation of a 23-year-old gay man

Cameroon releases nine men jailed for being gay

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission helped broker detainees' freedom.

Duke rape suspect may get jail time for antigay assault

Duke rape suspect may get jail time for antigay assault

Accusations that Duke University lacrosse player Collin Finnerty raped a college student could upset a deal that kept him out of prison over an antigay assault last year.

Lesley Gore performs in S.F. April 22–23

Events 2006-04-22 Lesley Gore performs in S.F. April 22–23 Music legend and out lesbian Lesley Gore ("It's My Party") will perform in San Franciso on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23,

Methodist ministers come out against church homophobia

Methodist ministers come out against church homophobia

Read the complete letter issued by 75 gay Methodist ministers calling on a church council to end decades of antigay policies.

'Avenue Q' creator has had enough of Leno's gay jokes

Avenue Q creator has had enough of Leno's gay jokes

The openly gay author of the hit Broadway show tells Jay Leno why a laugh at the expense of gay people can take a real toll.

Business journal criticizes Kentucky governor for nixing gay protections

Journal says Governor Fletcher has harmed state's ability to attract new business.

Gay couples in Belgium get adoption rights

News 2006-04-22 Gay couples in Belgium get adoption rights The Belgian parliament in Brussels has narrowly approved a bill to grant gay couples equal rights in adoption. Senators backed

Investigation requested into reports of violence against gay Iraqis

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission asks Bush administration to intervene.

Christian law group sues for right of students to express antigay views

Christian law group sues for right of students to express antigay views

A national Christian law group sued a suburban Philadelphia school district on free speech grounds Wednesday, saying the district censors prayer club members and threatens discipline if students speak out against homosexuality.

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