World

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.

Eighth annual Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, April 21–30

Events 2006-04-01 Eighth annual Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, April 21–30 This year's Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival will take place Friday, April 21, through Sunday, April 30, bring

Transgender case against Library of Congress advances

Transgender case against Library of Congress advances

An employment discrimination lawsuit brought by a transgender Army veteran Diane Schroer against the Library of Congress can go forward, a federal court has ruled.

Federal court hears same-sex marriage case

Federal court hears case for same-sex marriage

Two gay California men will ask a federal court this week to declare they have a right to marry, but gay rights leaders aren't happy about it

Massachusetts court decision leaves couples in limbo

Massachusetts court decision leaves nonresident couples in limbo

Massachusetts's highest court, which in 2003 legalized same-sex marriage, has put some out-of-state couples who married there in legal limbo by upholding a 1913 state law that bars nonresidents from marrying in Massachusetts if their union would not be permitted in their home state.

Killer of Colorado gay man could get probation

News 2006-04-01 Killer of Colorado gay man could get probation One of two suspects charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a gay man, which sparked fears the man was targeted

Ruling won't affect Connecticut bill to recognize out-of-state marriages

News 2006-04-01 Ruling won't affect Connecticut bill to recognize out-of-state marriages A Connecticut legislative committee in Hartford failed to act this year on a bill that would have required

Local businesses defy Utah city council's antigay proclamation

News 2006-04-01 Local businesses defy Utah city council's antigay proclamation Facing a threatened boycott by LGBT tourists, dozens of local businesses in a Utah community are fighting back

Massachusetts church wins right to hang pro-gay banner

News 2006-04-01 Massachusetts church wins right to hang pro-gay banner After a weeks-long struggle with City Hall, a historic church in Massachusetts has finally been given the go-ahead to unveil

Study: Australian gays are depressed

News 2006-04-01 Study: Australian gays are depressed The largest-ever study of mental health among Australia's gays is revealing alarming levels of depression. The Australian Research Cent

Transgender politician finds Japan more accepting

News 2006-04-01 Transgender politician finds Japan more accepting Thanks to the prominence of a 38-year-old transgender politician in Tokyo, Japan is becoming more accepting of transgender

Syndicate content

AddThis

Quantcast