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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.

Appeal denied for gay staffer fired from Nevada reformatory for boys

News 2006-03-31 Appeal denied for gay staffer fired from Nevada reformatory for boys A man seeking to be reinstated in a job he said he lost at Nevada's reformatory for boys in Elko

Marriage amendment fails again in Maryland senate

Marriage amendment fails again in Maryland senate

An attempt to revive a constitutional amendment that would prohibit same-sex marriage failed in the Maryland Senate Tuesday in Annapolis, apparently leaving no further options this year for opponents of marriage equality.

Pennsylvania legislature considers marriage amendment

News 2006-03-30 Pennsylvania legislature considers marriage amendment A Pennsylvania legislative panel in Harrisburg heard arguments Tuesday on a measure intended to strengthen an existing ban on same-

New York gay basher found guilty

News 2006-03-30 New York gay basher found guilty A New York City jury on Tuesday convicted a Brooklyn man of a hate-crime assault in the brutal beating of a gay man last year. Steven Pomie

Arrest made in stabbing deaths of Kentucky gay couple

News 2006-03-30 Arrest made in stabbing deaths of Kentucky gay couple One suspect is in custody and another is still at large in the slaying Friday morning of a gay male couple in Louisville,

At D.C. confab, antigay activists rip LGBT rights movement

News 2006-03-30 At D.C. confab, antigay activists rip LGBT rights movement Religious conservatives attacked what they called the "gay agenda" in Washington, D.C., this week at a conference

Study: 25% of young gay men in Northern Ireland have attempted suicide

News 2006-03-30 Study: 25% of young gay men in Northern Ireland have attempted suicide A mental health study released Tuesday in Northern Ireland reveals some alarming statistics about young gay men. A

Gays likely to win adoption rights in Scotland

Bill would give adoption rights to all unmarried couples, gay and straight.

Scalia again draws criticism for antigay comments

The U.S. Supreme Court justice says there is no constitutional right to "homosexual conduct."

Standoff at Warsaw's famous gay club continues

Famous Polish nightspot was ordered closed over the weekend.

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