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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.
Songs in the Key of Whatever

Songs in the Key of Whatever

Week 4 of Advocate contributor Dave White’s American Idol recap: Idol’s dullest week this season makes our man in the armchair reach for his remote

Massachusetts governor files adoption bill allowing church to discriminate

Massachusetts governor moves to exempt church from antidiscrimination law

A bill introduced by Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney that would exempt religious social-services agencies from being required to place some adoptive children in gay households is being denounced by gay rights activists.

Gone to Austin, looking for Elijah

Gone to Austin, looking for Elijah

Our South by Southwest correspondent crams a lot of live music and Red Bull into two days, although music fan Elijah Wood remains elusive

Cincinnati council votes to extend gay, transgender protection

News 2006-03-17 Cincinnati council votes to extend gay, transgender protection The Cincinnati city council voted Wednesday to extend discrimination protections to gay and transgender people, the first

Bill restricting gay material at Oklahoma libraries passes house

News 2006-03-17 Bill restricting gay material at Oklahoma libraries passes house The Oklahoma house voted late Wednesday to withhold state funding from local libraries that do not segregate readin

Bush allows refusal of security clearance for gays

Gays can be denied security clearance under new Bush rules

The Bush administration last year quietly rewrote the rules for allowing gays and lesbians to receive national security clearances. Lesbian and gay advocacy groups recently found the changes in an 18-page document distributed by national security adviser Stephen Hadley on December 29, without public notice.

Iowa senate deadlocks on proposed marriage ban

News 2006-03-16 Iowa senate deadlocks on proposed marriage ban An Iowa senate committee deadlocked Tuesday on a proposed state constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriages

Lesbian up for Swedish archbishop post

News 2006-03-16 Lesbian up for Swedish archbishop post The lesbian sister of the head of the Lutheran Church of Sweden is among five candidates vying to succeed him in an election Wednesda

London sees another gay bashing

News 2006-03-16 London sees another gay bashing Gay bashers have struck again near London's Clapham Common, the site where a gay bar manager was beaten to death last October. This time the

Study: LGBT seniors face discrimination in care

Many LGBT seniors face more difficulty in obtaining appropriate medical care than their heterosexual counterparts.

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