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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.
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Dinah! Dinah! Dinah!

The Advocate’s executive editor grabs the sunscreen and ventures into the world’s hottest sea of women at Dinah Shore Weekend

Peruvian presidential contender backed by radical antigay family

News 2006-04-05 Peruvian presidential contender backed by radical antigay family Peruvian television talk show host Jaime Bayly uses irony and a stinging wit to jab at his guests on his program

North Carolina men arrested for performing castrations

Victims willingly participated in sadomasochistic rituals.

U.S. senator Feingold comes out for marriage equality

U.S. senator Feingold comes out for marriage equality

A leading Democratic contender for president in 2008, U.S. senator Russell Feingold of Wisconsin, has revealed that he supports giving gay and lesbian couples the right to marry.

Jason and deMarco host Equality Ride fund-raiser, April 6 in L.A.

Events 2006-04-05 Jason and deMarco host Equality Ride fund-raiser, April 6 in L.A. Gay Christian pop duo Jason and deMarco will host a fund-raiser on Thursday, April 6, at the Lounge in the Standard W

Mock same-sex wedding a tool of revenge

Toronto Blue Jays "marry" two male players in mock wedding.

Idaho bill to require parental approval for GSAs

News 2006-04-04 Idaho bill to require parental approval for GSAs A Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, legislator is sponsoring a bill to require that students get a parent's signature to join school clubs

We got nothin but beans

We got nothin' but beans

Brokeback Mountain debuts on DVD with a fairly bare-bones release. If you can’t fix it, you gotta stand it—but let’s hope for a more deluxe edition in the future

Episcopal bishops to back away from gay-inclusiveness

U.S. Episcopal bishops to back away from gay-inclusiveness

In the face of international pressure that has only grown since the consecration of gay bishop Gene Robinson (pictured) in 2003, the Episcopal Church is expected to step back from its support of gays and lesbians.

Las Vegas AIDS Walk set for April 23

Events 2006-04-04 Las Vegas AIDS Walk set for April 23 The 16th annual Las Vegas AIDS Walk, which benefits Aid for AIDS Nevada, is set for April 23. The walk begins at 9 A.M. at 3rd Street

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