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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.

Night of 100 Nellies onstage in L.A. through April 22

Events 2006-04-15 Night of 100 Nellies onstage in L.A. through April 22 Hilarious queer comedy troupe the Nellie Olesons will perform their new show, Night of 100 Nellies, in Los Angeles on

Paul J. Williams is Dishing It Out in Dallas through April 22

Events 2006-04-15 Paul J. Williams is Dishing It Out in Dallas through April 22 Comedian Paul J. Williams performs his one-man show Dishing It Out at the WaterTower Theater, 15650 Addis

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

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.

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

Indiana appeals court rules in favor of adoption rights for gays

Indiana appeals court rules in favor of adoption rights for gays

Unmarried couples, including those of the same sex, can adopt a child through a joint petition that gives both partners equal custody simultaneously, the Indiana court of appeals in Indianapolis ruled Thursday.

Attacked in St. Martin

Attacked in St. Martin

Gay CBS Evening News producer Dick Jefferson talks with The Advocate about being gay-bashed on the Caribbean island of St. Martin and how he is going back to tell authorities how he feels about it

Scalia visit sparks protests by gays at U. of Connecticut

Scalia visit sparks protests by gays at U. of Connecticut

A visit by conservative U.S. Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia to the University of Connecticut law school in Hartford on Wednesday sparked protests by gay students who set up tables—and a same-sex kissing booth—and passed out pamphlets on the lawn near the building where Scalia spoke.

ACLU challenges Air Force's discharge of lesbian major

News 2006-04-14 ACLU challenges Air Force's discharge of lesbian major The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the U.S. Air Force Reserves' discharge of a

Freddies dead

Freddie's dead

And if he weren’t already, Ace’s singing “We Will Rock You” on this week’s American Idol would have done the trick

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