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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.

Gay student expelled from Kentucky college

Baptist college expels gay student

Here TV to run pro-gay ad rejected by Logo

The competing gay cable network will run the United Church of Christ ad free of charge.

Pentagon confirms it spied on gay groups

Pentagon confirms it spied on gay groups

The Department of Defense released documents confirming that the U.S. government conducted surveillance on gay groups that mounted protest rallies at three colleges, the military advocacy group Servicemembers Legal Defense Network announced Tuesday.

Outed at 13 activist at 16

Outed at 13, activist at 16

In the first of a series written exclusively for The Advocate, a 16-year-old gay activist from Virginia describes how a cruel shove out of the closet turned into a mobilizing kick in the pants

Gay families to attend White House Easter Egg Roll

News 2006-04-11 Gay families to attend White House Easter Egg Roll Among the 16,000 guests at next Monday's White House Easter Egg Roll will be some 200 gay families, who are attending the annual event

Federal legislation would give gay couples equality in Social Security

Federal legislation would give gay couples equality in Social Security

Legislation introduced in the U.S House of Representatives last week would amend the Social Security Act to afford same-sex couples the same benefits, responsibilities, and obligations as others who pay into Social Security.

Gay mobster turning heads on The Sopranos

News 2006-04-11 Gay mobster turning heads on The Sopranos Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, and...Joseph R. Gannascoli? In what Gannascoli cheerfully calls "the year of the queer," when

Out magazine announces new editor in chief

After a months-long search, LPI Media Inc. announced today that it has named Aaron Hicklin the new editor in chief of Out magazine.

Two CBS newsmen gay-bashed on St. Martin

News 2006-04-11 Two CBS newsmen gay-bashed on St. Martin Two gay employees of CBS News were severely beaten during what is being described as a homophobic attack by a group of men on the C

Gay adoption policies vary by county in New Hampshire

News 2006-04-11 Gay adoption policies vary by county in New Hampshire Although the New Hampshire legislature repealed a ban on adoptions by gays in 1999, gays and lesbians in some

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