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REVELERS DIP in the Mediterranean Sea as they take part in a Gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv last year
Israel sets record for number of openly gay MKs

The record was made possible after Blue and White scored a political victory overnight Monday night when it succeeded in passing the Expanded Norwegian Law into law in the Knesset plenum.

Poland's President Andrzej Duda delivers a speech before the official start of a march marking the 1
Poland's Jewish leaders deplore stigmatization of LGBT people

Gay rights have been thrust into the spotlight during the campaign for the June 28 election.

By REUTERS
16/06/2020
LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018
United States Supreme Court bars discrimination against LGBT workers

Conservative Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas and Brett Kavanaugh dissented from Monday's ruling.

By REUTERS
16/06/2020
Nickelodeon outs SpongeBob as LGBT in honor of Pride month

Fans have speculated about the iconic sponge from Bikini Bottom's sexuality for years, but the series has never given any concrete answers.

14/06/2020
Grapevine June 10, 2020: Sins of omission

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

Tel Aviv Pride Parade kicks off, 2019.
Pride Month kicks off with first Hebrew children's book on Pride Parade

The children's book gives children a glimpse into the lives of their parents and the struggle for equal rights.

31/05/2020
Thousands protest after Rafi Peretz stated that he supports gay conversion therapy.
US, Germany, Mexico, 6 others seek to ban gay 'conversion therapy'

LGBT+ people - some children - have undergone abuses like lobotomies, castration and masturbatory reconditioning in the past, in a bid to change their sexual orientation or gender identity, ILGA said

By REUTERS
26/02/2020
Birthright trip from India
Bollywood's first gay romantic comedy banned in UAE

"The film will not be screened in theatres in the predominantly Muslim UAE, a desert country of around 10 million people where gay sex is illegal," said filmmaker Hitesh Kewalya.

By REUTERS
21/02/2020
Iranian cleric compares gay marriage to bestiality

The Times reported Struan Stevenson, a former Conservative MEP and coordinator of the Campaign for Iran Change, sounded alarm bells about the event.

Israeli gay couple asked by ministry: 'Which of you is the mother?'

This is not the first time the couple has encountered such issues, but on prior occasions there was no insistence on the matter.

23/11/2019
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