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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.

Ohio candidate for U.S. Senate wants gays dead

News 2006-03-09 Ohio candidate for U.S. Senate wants gays dead When Iraq war veteran and same-sex marriage supporter Paul Hackett dropped out of Ohio's Democratic race for the U.S. Senate

Opponents of military recruiting forced to pick other battles

News 2006-03-08 Opponents of military recruiting forced to pick other battles A scattered handful of independent law schools can afford to take a stand. But for most, tied to universities that depend

Spanish birth certificates to account for gay couples

News 2006-03-08 Spanish birth certificates to account for gay couples Following its legal recognition of same-sex marriage last year, Spain is now creating new birth certificates to avoid discrimi

Gay Games may still be in play for Chicago suburb

Gay rowing competition in city at first rejected, now reconsidered.

Romney wants antigay exemptions for Catholic Church

News 2006-03-08 Romney wants antigay exemptions for Catholic Church Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney said on Monday he's trying to find a way to exempt Roman Catholic social services agencies from a

Gay bishop back on the job

Bishop Gene Robinson out of rehab and back to work

Gay Episcopal bishop V. Gene Robinson is back on the job after spending a month receiving treatment for an alcohol problem.

Lesbian homecoming king prompts review at Maryland college

News 2006-03-08 Lesbian homecoming king prompts review at Maryland college Hood College in Frederick, Md., is reviewing its homecoming rules after a lesbian was crowned king, a college official sa

Pioneering Los Angeles judge dies

News 2006-03-07 Pioneering Los Angeles judge dies Los Angeles superior court judge Robert J. Sandoval, who was one of the city's first openly gay prosecutors, has died. He was 56.

Anglican head says church may split over gay bishops

Anglican head says church may split over gay bishops

The head of the worldwide Anglican Communion has warned that the church of 70 million people may fundamentally split over the consecration of gay bishops.

Supreme Court unanimously upholds Solomon Amendment

Military recruiters must be allowed on college campuses, Supreme Court rules

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Monday that colleges that accept federal money must allow military recruiters on campus, despite university objections to the Pentagon's "don't ask, don't tell" policy regarding gays.

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