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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.
Ken's new look

Ken's new look

Reinventing Barbie’s beau as a misunderstood metrosexual may not be the best way to keep this plastic couple in the public eye

Bush says marriage is between a man and woman

Bush says marriage is between a man and woman

At a contentious news conference Tuesday that was mostly about the war in Iraq, President Bush took another opportunity to restate his belief that marriage is between a man and a woman.

Connecticut gays ask judge to let them marry

News 2006-03-23 Connecticut gays ask judge to let them marry Jeffrey Busch and Stephen Davis of Wilton, Conn., say the civil union that gives them the same statewide legal rights as m

New Hampshire house votes down proposal to ban same-sex marriage

News 2006-03-23 New Hampshire house votes down proposal to ban same-sex marriage The New Hampshire house voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to defeat a proposed state constitutional amendment to ban same-sex

San Francisco archbishop: Adoption by gays conflicts with Catholic teachings

San Francisco archbishop: Adoption by gays conflicts with Catholic teachings

While not calling for an outright ban on adoptions by gay families, San Francisco's new archbishop, George Niederauer, has made it clear he believes that placing children in gay households conflicts with Roman Catholic teachings on homosexuality, a spokesman said.

Report: Fewer gay soldiers discharged by military

News 2006-03-22 Report: Fewer gay soldiers discharged by military The United States military appears to be discharging fewer and fewer gay soldiers under its 12-year-old “don’t ask,

Missouri gay campground owners allege harassment

News 2006-03-22 Missouri gay campground owners allege harassment The owners of a gay men's campground in southwestern Missouri have filed a lawsuit alleging that their neighbors have harassed them

Ban on gay blood donors to continue in Canada

Although pressure is growing in the U.S. to end the ban on blood donations by gay men, groups in Canada oppose such a change.

Equality Riders arrested at Oral Roberts University

Equality Riders jailed while attempting to enter Oral Roberts University

The Soulforce Equality Ride bus tour hit another bump in the road when several members were arrested Monday at ultraconservative Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla.

War protesters include gays and lesbians

War protesters include gays and lesbians

Gays and lesbians around the world joined thousands of antiwar protesters on Saturday to mark the third anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq

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