The new Israeli family: Once upon a time in four same-sex households

Advocates say gay rights have come a long way, but what is absent is recognition – in the fullest sense – of unions, families and parental rights

February 27, 2014 10:37
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The new Israeli family. (photo credit: RINAT GILBOA)

Little Irad is curled up quietly on his father Eran’s lap, watching the story of his birth unfold onscreen. His other father, Roy, sits a few feet away, his T-shirt covered in smudges of red sauce, remnants of Irad’s lunchtime adventures.

“He has seen this many times, and he will see it with us many, many more times,” Eran says as the clip starts playing.


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