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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.

The children of gay and lesbian couples roll eggs at the White House

News 2006-04-18 The children of gay and lesbian couples roll eggs at the White House Thousands of children, including some brought by gay and lesbian parents, braved chilly rain at the South Lawn of th

St. Martin tourism officials denounce gay bashing

Commissioners call for swift justice in the apprehension of the perpetrators.

Appeals court rules in favor of casino's makeup rule

News 2006-04-18 Appeals court rules in favor of casino's makeup rule A federal appeals panel has ruled against a lesbian bartender in Nevada who sued the parent company of Harrah's, upholding the

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

Kentucky governor pressured to withhold funds from antigay school

The University of the Cumberlands expelled Jason Johnson last week simply because he is gay.

Photo exhibit captures Isaac Julien's Looking for Langston through May 20 in NYC

Events 2006-04-15 Photo exhibit captures Isaac Julien's Looking for Langston through May 20 in NYC Sunil Gupta's black-and-white photographs taken during the shooting of Isaac Juli

Former Malaysia PM: It was "moral duty" to accuse heir apparent of being gay

News 2006-04-15 Former Malaysia PM: It was "moral duty" to accuse heir apparent of being gay Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said Friday he had a moral du

Opinions vary over Logo's rejection of UCC ad

Opinions vary over Logo's rejection of UCC ad

Did Viacom's GLBT network do the right thing in rejecting a pro-gay church's ad on the grounds that it disparages other faiths? Our readers weigh in.

AIDSWatch advocacy event to be held May 8–10 in Washington, D.C.

Events 2006-04-15 AIDSWatch advocacy event to be held May 8–10 in Washington, D.C. AIDSWatch 2006, a project of the National Association of People with AIDS that includes lobbying m

Rumsfeld approved "gay" interrogation of Guantanamo detainee

News 2006-04-15 Rumsfeld approved "gay" interrogation of Guantanamo detainee U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld allowed an “abusive and degrading” interrogation of an al-Qaida deta

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