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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.

Equality Riders arrested again at Brigham Young University

News 2006-04-13 Equality Riders arrested again at Brigham Young University Two dozen gay rights activists were arrested Tuesday and cited for trespassing on the Brigham Young University campus in Provo

Another anti–marriage equality initiative proposed in Colorado

News 2006-04-13 Another anti–marriage equality initiative proposed in Colorado A Colorado lawmaker and a man instrumental in the passage of Amendment 2, which prohibited laws

Illinois town gives final approval for Gay Games rowing event

News 2006-04-13 Illinois town gives final approval for Gay Games rowing event Organizers of a Gay Games rowing competition have received final approval to hold the event at a suburban Chicago lake duri

Two UW rowers kicked off team for antigay vandalism

News 2006-04-13 Two UW rowers kicked off team for antigay vandalism University of Washington men's crew coach Bob Ernst has thrown two rowers off his team after they admitted painting an antigay slur o

American priest who sued own diocese for alleged abuse quits priesthood

News 2006-04-13 American priest who sued own diocese for alleged abuse quits priesthood A Roman Catholic priest who sued his own diocese last year for alleged abuse by another diocesan priest more than

Out Atlanta radio host's tax protest fizzles

Effort to point out lack of marriage equality stymied.

Kentucky governor signs order removing legal protections for gays

Kentucky governor Ernie Fletcher celebrated "Diversity Day" by signing an executive order Tuesday that removed language from the state's affirmative action plan specifically protecting gay people from discrimination.

Q Television to run pro-gay church ad

The gay-themed cable network will air the ad as a public service announcement.

N.Y.'s Suffolk County approves domestic-partner registry

Gay legislator leads drive for expanding rights for gay and lesbian couples.

Mass. inmates can see murder and drugs but not gay love

Department of corrections says prisoners can watch Get Rich or Die Tryin' but not Brokeback Mountain.

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