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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 activists protest speech by Polish president in Berlin

News 2006-03-10 Gay activists protest speech by Polish president in Berlin Gay rights advocates protested ahead of a speech by Poland's conservative president, Lech Kaczynski, in Berlin on

Conservative rabbis delay decision on accepting gays

News 2006-03-10 Conservative rabbis delay decision on accepting gays After considering whether to lift a ban on gay rabbis and same-sex unions, a Conservative Judaism legal committee agreed on

California high court rules against Boy Scouts in Berkeley case

California high court rules against Boy Scouts in Berkeley case

The California supreme court ruled Thursday that the city of Berkeley did not violate the rights of youth sailors connected to the Boy Scouts of America when it demanded marina fees because the group discriminates against gays.

Soldiers arraigned in gay sex scandal

The Army has arraigned two of the three paratroopers charged with having sex for money on a gay porn Web site.

Above all awful

Above all, awful

Asia Argento’s adaptation of JT LeRoy’s The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things was already a wallow in the muck; now that we know LeRoy’s a phony, the movie is flat-out reprehensible

Republicans try to kill hate-crimes legislation

Committee chairman takes advantage of "suspension of the rules" procedure.

And then there were 12

And then there were 12

Week 3 of Advocate contributor Dave White’s American Idol recap: Paris wrestles with “Conga,” Mandisa’s gay-pride-float future, Bucky Covington’s evil twin, and the return of Bo Bice

Antigay group enters Alaska debate over partner benefits

News 2006-03-09 Antigay group enters Alaska debate over partner benefits A conservative Christian group has entered the battle in Alaska over employment benefits for partners of gay people. The

Ohio candidate for U.S. Senate wants gays dead

News 2006-03-09 Ohio candidate for U.S. Senate wants gays dead When Iraq war veteran and same-sex marriage supporter Paul Hackett dropped out of Ohio's Democratic race for the U.S. Senate

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