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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.
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.

Presbyterian minister acquitted for performing same-sex unions

News 2006-03-07 Presbyterian minister acquitted for performing same-sex unions A longtime Presbyterian minister who was the first of her faith to be tried for officiating at the unions of gay couples w

Chicago suburb rejects Gay Games event

Commissioners in the Crystal Lake Park District vote not to allow a rowing competition that will be part of the Games.

Quentin and I onstage in NYC, March 6–7

Events 2006-03-04 Quentin and I onstage in NYC, March 6–7 David Leddick tells the story of his 20-year friendship with the legendary Quentin Crisp in the new musical Quentin and I,

Trial begins for minister who married lesbian couples

Trial begins for minister who married lesbian couples

The Reverend Jane Spahr (pictured) told a Presbyterian Church judicial panel that she was aware of the faith's position on same-sex marriage, yet felt called by God and her conscience to refer to the unions between two lesbian couples as marriage anyway.

NGLTF: "Prevention" programs for gay teens should be regulated

News 2006-03-04 NGLTF: "Prevention" programs for gay teens should be regulated A national gay and lesbian group is accusing several religious organizations of causing gay teens long-term harm by

Chinese sociologist asks for legal recognition of same-sex marriage

A prominent Chinese sociologist says legally recognizing same-sex marriage might curb the spread of HIV.

Copenhagen to host next World Outgames

The Gay and Lesbian International Sports Association announced a deal with the city on Friday.

ACLU asks N.Y. court to strike same-sex marriage ban

A brief filed with the New York court of appeals on Friday claims the ban violates the state's constitution.

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