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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.

Bowling fund-raiser for Project Angel Food, April 30 in Burbank, Calif.

Events 2006-04-20 Bowling fund-raiser for Project Angel Food, April 30 in Burbank, Calif. Project Angel Food, a Los Angeles organization that provides meals and nutrition services for HIV-

Giuliani cozies up to antigay leaders

Rudy Giuliani appears to be distancing himself from pro-gay past

With eyes on the White House in 2008, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani may be trying to distance himself from his reputation for being pro-choice and pro–gay rights.

School board chairman apologizes, sort of, for antigay slur

News 2006-04-20 School board chairman apologizes, sort of, for antigay slur Palm Beach County, Fla.'s school board chairman has apologized for referring to gays and lesbians as a "protected specie

Supreme Court rejects Falwell's case against gay Web site

Supreme Court rejects Falwell's case against gay Web site

Evangelist Jerry Falwell (pictured) on Monday lost a Supreme Court appeal of a case that sought to shut down a Web site with a similar name but views on gays opposite to his.

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

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