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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.

Photo exhibit captures Isaac Julien's Looking for Langston through May 20 in NYC

Events 2006-04-15 Photo exhibit captures Isaac Julien's Looking for Langston through May 20 in NYC Sunil Gupta's black-and-white photographs taken during the shooting of Isaac Juli

Opinions vary over Logo's rejection of UCC ad

Opinions vary over Logo's rejection of UCC ad

Did Viacom's GLBT network do the right thing in rejecting a pro-gay church's ad on the grounds that it disparages other faiths? Our readers weigh in.

Rumsfeld approved "gay" interrogation of Guantanamo detainee

News 2006-04-15 Rumsfeld approved "gay" interrogation of Guantanamo detainee U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld allowed an “abusive and degrading” interrogation of an al-Qaida deta

Kansas college adds antidiscrimination protections for gays

News 2006-04-14 Kansas college adds antidiscrimination protections for gays In response to recent racist and antigay graffiti at the Kansas school, Johnson County Community College trustees have added

Attacked in St. Martin

Attacked in St. Martin

Gay CBS Evening News producer Dick Jefferson talks with The Advocate about being gay-bashed on the Caribbean island of St. Martin and how he is going back to tell authorities how he feels about it

Scalia visit sparks protests by gays at U. of Connecticut

Scalia visit sparks protests by gays at U. of Connecticut

A visit by conservative U.S. Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia to the University of Connecticut law school in Hartford on Wednesday sparked protests by gay students who set up tables—and a same-sex kissing booth—and passed out pamphlets on the lawn near the building where Scalia spoke.

ACLU challenges Air Force's discharge of lesbian major

News 2006-04-14 ACLU challenges Air Force's discharge of lesbian major The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the U.S. Air Force Reserves' discharge of a

Bloomington, Ind., votes on protections for trans people

News 2006-04-14 Bloomington, Ind., votes on protections for trans people The city council of Bloomington, Ind., has given preliminary approval to adding protections for transgender people to

St. Martin official calls beating of gay Americans "barbaric"

News 2006-04-14 St. Martin official calls beating of gay Americans "barbaric" The beating of two gay Americans with tire irons on St. Martin was "barbaric and inhumane" and the attackers will be punish

Former Yale chaplain William Sloane Coffin dead at 81

News 2006-04-14 Former Yale chaplain William Sloane Coffin dead at 81 The Reverend William Sloane Coffin, a former Yale University chaplain known for his peace activism during the Vietnam War, his

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