World

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.

McCain to speak at Falwell's antigay university

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

A senator faces off with Gen Q

A senator faces off with Gen Q

A teen activist braves an antigay crowd at a Virginia town hall meeting with a conservative would-be presidential candidate, U.S. senator George Allen—and engages the senator in a debate on the Constitution and equality

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

Another gay bashing in London's Clapham Common

News 2006-03-28 Another gay bashing in London's Clapham Common London metropolitan police are appealing for information and vigilance following a violent homophobic assault on a 40-y

Gay Christian activist freed from captivity in Iraq

Gay Christian activist freed from captivity in Iraq

Gay Christian activist James Loney thanked God, supporters, and British troops in Toronto on Sunday for freeing him after four months of "terrifying" captivity in Iraq. His family had kept his sexual orientation a secret for fear of retribution from his captors.

Ohio marriage ban may block domestic violence charges

News 2006-03-28 Ohio marriage ban may block domestic violence charges An Ohio constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage bars prosecutors from charging some unmarried people

Skittish networks ban gay-friendly UCC commercial

Ad featuring male couple ejected from church to air on cable.

Georgia lawmakers kill effort to revive hate-crimes law

News 2006-03-28 Georgia lawmakers kill effort to revive hate-crimes law The Georgia state house denied a senate effort on Monday to revive Georgia's defunct hate-crimes law. The measure, s

Syndicate content

AddThis

Quantcast