Gay Pride

Annual events in Israel to mark gay pride week, normally culminating in massive parade in Tel Aviv in June
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A Wider Bridge created a new inclusive flag with rainbow colors and a Star of David

Gay Jews shouldn’t have to choose between their pride and their Zionism

As aspiring LGBTQ leaders work to explore and celebrate their Jewish faith, some feel forced to hide in the closet — and to check their LGBTQ identity when they walk through the door.

By ETHAN FELSON/JTA
22/06/2021
Middle East's largest Pride flag in Beersheba, June, 2021

Middle East's largest LGBT pride flag rolled out in Beersheba

"The huge Pride flag is a testament to our strength and power everywhere," said the chairwoman of the Agud-The Association for LGBTQ Equality in Israel.

Pentagon not to allow pride flags to be flown on installations

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said that the decision was made because it could open the door for other challenges to the rule set in place in July

By REUTERS
04/06/2021

7,500 march in Jerusalem LGBTQ+ Pride parade

No violent incidents were reported during the event

04/06/2021

Tel Aviv Pride Parade announced without municipality's knowledge

"They can call it pizza, it will not turn it into pizza. The parade is our brand," said an official in the Tel Aviv Municipality.

Two-time World Cup winner Rapinoe, WNBA champ Bird announce engagement

The pair, who have been an item for more than three years, became the first openly gay couple to appear in the ESPN "Body Issue" in 2018.

By REUTERS
31/10/2020
LEANING THE empty King David Hotel pool in Jerusalem and waiting for tourists.

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Israel Pride Parade

Israeli project to bring LGBTQ conversation to global Jewish community

Times of strife require times of unity to guide us to a better place. We are stronger when we each express our truest selves. And, we are stronger when united together.”

WZO establishes new division to sponsor activities with LGBTQ+ community

The WZO will be doing so in multiple parts. The first will sponsor members of the LGBTQ+ community to make aliyah and firm their connection with Israel.

Putin mocks US embassy for flying rainbow flag

Putin said the US embassy's move to raise the LGBT pride flag "revealed something about the people that work there".

By REUTERS
03/07/2020
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