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Legislation to ban Phelps's protests becomes law

Missouri has become the first to ban protests at military funerals as at least 14 states work to stop the notoriously antigay Kansas preacher Fred Phelps.

Academy of Friends Oscar night gala, March 5 in S.F.

Events 2006-02-25 Academy of Friends Oscar night gala, March 5 in S.F. The gala event "Rubies & Rhinestones: The Glitz and Glamour of American Film" on Oscar night—Sunday, March

"David Hockney Portraits" on exhibit in Boston through May 14

Events 2006-02-25 "David Hockney Portraits" on exhibit in Boston through May 14 The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presents the debut of "David Hockney Portraits," the first exhibition devoted solely to

France awards gay couples joint parental rights

France's highest court grants equal parental authority to gay couples

Gay and lesbian families win important victory in the country, where same-sex marriage and adoption by gays remain illegal.

Utah hate-crimes bill being revised

News 2006-02-24 Utah hate-crimes bill being revised A bill that would change the way Utah punishes hate crimes is undergoing major revisions as the bill's sponsor works to hammer out a com

Maryland may ban antigay protests at military funerals

News 2006-02-24 Maryland may ban antigay protests at military funerals Maryland may join a growing number of states to put limits on protests at military funerals amid fears that a conservative church

Sing it sister

Sing it, sister!

The first installment of Advocate contributor Dave White’s weekly recap of who ruled, who stank, and who cried on Fox’s current season of American Idol 

Church of Scotland to bless same-sex unions?

News 2006-02-24 Church of Scotland to bless same-sex unions? On the heels of Britain's new Civil Partnership Act, the Church of Scotland might soon be blessing same-sex unions. The church'

Bill that could ban GSAs passes in Utah

Bill that could ban GSAs passes in Utah

Following an emotionally charged debate in the Utah senate on Wednesday, a bill sponsored by Republican senator Chris Buttars (pictured) that many gay rights advocates fear will ban all gay-straight alliance clubs in Utah easily passed.

United against hate

United against hate

When Fred Phelps showed up in Fort Campbell, Ky., to blame the gays for Iraq War casualties, the region's gay community found instant solidarity among Army wives and soldiers

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