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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.

Kentucky college that expelled gay student will get state funding

Antigay school to receive $11 million in state aid.

Gay bookstore in Canada battles government for legal subsidy

News 2006-04-19 Gay bookstore in Canada battles government for legal subsidy The supreme court of Canada will decide whether the government should have to underwrite the cost of a small gay-oriented

Conviction overturned for death row inmate who killed gay man

News 2006-04-19 Conviction overturned for death row inmate who killed gay man A federal appellate court on Tuesday threw out the conviction of a death row inmate in Cincinnati, ruling that his

Ruling: Penn State coach discriminated against basketball player

Ruling: Penn State coach discriminated against basketball player

Although Penn State has determined that women's basketball coach Rene Portland discriminated against a player because she was thought to be a lesbian, Portland will be kept on the payroll.

Arrests reportedly made in St. Martin gay bashing

Reports coming out of St. Martin on Tuesday claimed that police arrested two suspects believed to have participated in the beating.

Duke rape suspect also involved in gay-bashing case

News 2006-04-19 Duke rape suspect also involved in gay-bashing case One of the two Duke University lacrosse players arrested in Durham, N.C., on Tuesday for kidnapping and raping a stripper was al

Gays rally against Florida's "vague" antibullying bill

News 2006-04-19 Gays rally against Florida's "vague" antibullying bill Civil rights supporters rallied in Florida Monday against a proposed antibullying law they called "vague." The bill's opponents

Rolling eggs together

Rolling eggs together

Gay families who showed up en masse with their children at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday were greeted with one loud bullhorn and hundreds of welcoming smiles

Speech by transgender author Kate Bornstein canceled

Speech by transgender author Kate Bornstein canceled at New York school

A suburban New York high school has censored a scheduled appearance by noted transgender author and activist Kate Bornstein (pictured) after complaints from a local businessman.

Group blocks Cincinnati antidiscrimination law from taking effect

News 2006-04-18 Group blocks Cincinnati antidiscrimination law from taking effect A group opposing a Cincinnati ordinance update that extends discrimination protection to gay people blocked the change

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