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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.

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September 16 2009 9:02 AM

A bill to protect LGBT people from discrimination in employment and housing passed the Ohio state house on Tuesday, although its prospects in the senate appear far from certain.

Five Republicans joined all Democrats to pass the bill by a vote of 53-39, reports the Columbus Dispatch.

September 16 2009 9:00 AM

Around 50 gay men stood up to police forces at a public park in China, perhaps signalling a new chapter in the country's LGBT movement.

September 16 2009 8:10 AM

Audiences have certainly connected with sexy True Blood star
Mehcad Brooks, who plays the character Eggs in the series, but the oft-shirtless actor says he wants to be known
as more than a pretty face. And why shouldn’t he? The film buff is
livid over Prop. 8 and has a crush on Rachel Maddow’s brain.

September 15 2009 3:35 PM

In its opposition to marriage equality, the antigay American Family Association issued a statement today
announcing that it had an ally in a most unlikely politician: Massachusetts representative Barney
Frank.


"For perhaps the first time in history, the AFA is urging members of
Congress to listen to Barney Frank," said Bryan Fischer, AFA's director
of issues analysis.

September 15 2009 3:20 PM

In its opposition to marriage equality, the antigay American Family Association issued a statement today
announcing that it had an ally in a most unlikely politician: Massachusetts representative Barney
Frank.


"For perhaps the first time in history, the AFA is urging members of
Congress to listen to Barney Frank," said Bryan Fischer, AFA's director
of issues analysis.

September 15 2009 3:20 PM

Glennda Testone, a leader in the LGBT and women’s movements for over a
decade, has been chosen as the new executive director of the Lesbian,
Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York City, the
center’s board of directors announced on Tuesday afternoon. She will
assume leadership of the organization in November.


Testone, a 33-year-old out lesbian, becomes the first woman to head the center and one of the youngest leaders of a major LGBT organization.

September 15 2009 2:50 PM
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