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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 governor sued over funding antigay school

Kentucky lawsuit: Taxes shouldn't fund homophobia

A gay rights group filed suit Tuesday against Kentucky governor Ernie Fletcher (pictured) over his decision to keep $11 million in state funds earmarked for a private Baptist college that expelled a student for being gay.

Duke rape suspect to stand trial for gay bashing

News 2006-04-26 Duke rape suspect to stand trial for gay bashing A Duke University lacrosse player from Long Island, N.Y., charged with raping a stripper was ordered Tuesday to stand trial in

Antigay graffiti mars Christian college in Pennsylvania

News 2006-04-26 Antigay graffiti mars Christian college in Pennsylvania Racist, anti-Semitic, and antigay graffiti appeared on the campus of a Christian college in Beaver Falls, Pa., for the

Death threats follow vote against same-sex marriage ban

News 2006-04-26 Death threats follow vote against same-sex marriage ban Law enforcement investigators are looking into a letter received by Minnesota state senator Satveer Chaudhary that criticized

County in New York rejects domestic partnerships

News 2006-04-26 County in New York rejects domestic partnerships In a surprise move, the Nassau County, N.Y., legislature has narrowly defeated a plan to create a registry for unmarried couples

Activists, business leaders worry about impact of Kentucky governor's antigay legislation

Activists, business leaders worry about impact of Kentucky governor's antigay legislation

Gay activists and some business leaders say they're concerned that recent actions by Kentucky governor Ernie Fletcher (pictured) and the state general assembly in Frankfort could be construed as antigay and drive away businesses interested in coming to the state.

Brooklyn man to be sentenced in gay hate assault

News 2006-04-25 Brooklyn man to be sentenced in gay hate assault A Brooklyn man convicted of a hate crime for the brutal beating of a gay neighbor is facing up to 25 years in prison at his

Stereotypes at the Rite Aid

Stereotypes at the Rite Aid

On the first summery day of the year, our teen diarist goes to buy a soda and finds a wealth of stereotypes washing over him. Is it something he wore?

Catholic leaders join petition against same-sex marriage

Petition aims to shore up support before Senate vote in June

Mayor of Amsterdam stands up for gay rights

The mayor of Amsterdam has sent a letter to mayors throughout Europe urging them to support gay rights.

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