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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.
Gay activists fight for immigrant rights

Gay activists fight for immigrant rights

As Congress debates sweeping new legislation on immigration reform, gay rights groups are banding together to fight for the rights of immigrants. "We are calling on LGBTQ immigrants and supporters to march together in a contingent [during Monday's Day for Immigrant Justice]," said Leslie Bulbuk (pictured), cofounder of the pro-gay immigration group Love Sees No Borders.

Nation's first full-time gay cable network rejects pro-gay ad

Nation's first full-time gay cable network rejects pro-gay ad

The nation's first full-time gay cable channel has joined a growing list of networks that refuse to show an ad from the United Church of Christ promoting its message of gay inclusiveness.

Jack & the Beanstalk onstage in NYC, April 8–May 21

Events 2006-04-08 Jack & the Beanstalk onstage in NYC, April 8–May 21 Manhattan Children's Theatre presents an updated musical version of Jack & the Beanstalk , with

Flight 93 hero's mom opposes death for Moussaoui

Flight 93 Hero's Mom Opposes Death Penalty for Moussaoui

Alice Hoagland, the mother of gay rugby star Mark Bingham, who with fellow passengers sacrificed his life preventing United Flight 93 from being flown into the White House on September 11, 2001, tells The Advocate she opposes the death penalty for 9/11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui.

Country crock

Country crock

Kenny Rogers tries to scare up sales for his new CD by coaching on AI and just scares America in the process

Chrysler TV ad criticized for using gay stereotypes

Chrysler TV ad criticized for using gay stereotypes

Some gay rights advocates are raising questions about a new Chrysler TV commercial that features a fairy wielding a wand to turn a tough-looking guy with a big dog into a pastel-clad man walking four small dogs on pink leashes.

Advocates urge Rhode Island lawmakers to allow same-sex marriage

News 2006-04-07 Advocates urge Rhode Island lawmakers to allow same-sex marriage Ed Bonetti of Warwick, R.I., describes himself as a traditional Italian Catholic who wants what any dad would want

Lambda Legal releases workplace study

News 2006-04-07 Lambda Legal releases workplace study National gay rights group Lambda Legal on Wednesday released one of the largest-ever national surveys of workplace issues fo

California legislature to vote on "sexual diversity" education bill

California bill would promote "sexual diversity" in schools.

Connecticut law on sexual assault struck down for allowing gay sex

News 2006-04-07 Connecticut law on sexual assault struck down for allowing gay sex A state appellate court in Hartford, Conn., ruled Wednesday that a statute on sexual assault involving stepchildren is

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