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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.

Virginia governor won't OK ballot measure banning same-sex marriage

News 2006-04-12 Virginia governor won't OK ballot measure banning same-sex marriage Virginia governor Tim Kaine, a Democrat, announced Monday that he will refuse to sign a bill that would put a co

Poll: 53% of people in New York State support same-sex marriage

Poll shows New Yorkers support marriage equality.

Gay student expelled from Kentucky college

Baptist college expels gay student

Here TV to run pro-gay ad rejected by Logo

The competing gay cable network will run the United Church of Christ ad free of charge.

Pentagon confirms it spied on gay groups

Pentagon confirms it spied on gay groups

The Department of Defense released documents confirming that the U.S. government conducted surveillance on gay groups that mounted protest rallies at three colleges, the military advocacy group Servicemembers Legal Defense Network announced Tuesday.

Out magazine announces new editor in chief

After a months-long search, LPI Media Inc. announced today that it has named Aaron Hicklin the new editor in chief of Out magazine.

Two CBS newsmen gay-bashed on St. Martin

News 2006-04-11 Two CBS newsmen gay-bashed on St. Martin Two gay employees of CBS News were severely beaten during what is being described as a homophobic attack by a group of men on the C

Gay adoption policies vary by county in New Hampshire

News 2006-04-11 Gay adoption policies vary by county in New Hampshire Although the New Hampshire legislature repealed a ban on adoptions by gays in 1999, gays and lesbians in some

Antigay slurs mar gay pride week at Michigan Tech

News 2006-04-11 Antigay slurs mar gay pride week at Michigan Tech Antigay slurs, written in chalk, were discovered early Friday morning blanketing the campus of Michigan Technological

Gay families to attend White House Easter Egg Roll

News 2006-04-11 Gay families to attend White House Easter Egg Roll Among the 16,000 guests at next Monday's White House Easter Egg Roll will be some 200 gay families, who are attending the annual event

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