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.

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.

High court upholds California's groundbreaking DP law

High court upholds California's groundbreaking DP laws

The California supreme court on Wednesday refused to hear a challenge to the state's groundbreaking domestic-partnership laws.

Equality Riders, others cited for trespassing at Brigham Young

Equality Riders, others cited for trespassing at Brigham Young

Five Soulforce activists were cited for trespassing and escorted off the campus at Brigham Young University Monday after demonstrating against the Mormon Church's antigay policies as part of the Equality Ride.

Conservative Judaism's new seminary leader favors ordaining gay rabbis

News 2006-04-12 Conservative Judaism's new seminary leader favors ordaining gay rabbis Jewish Theological Seminary of America, the prime school of Judaism's Conservative branch, named a layman Mo

Kentucky legislator opposes funding school that expelled gay student

News 2006-04-12 Kentucky legislator opposes funding school that expelled gay student A Kentucky state senator took exception with an item in the proposed state budget that includes funding for a buildi

Syndicate content

AddThis

Quantcast