Thousands protest after Rafi Peretz stated that he supports gay conversion therapy.
Gay conversion therapy and elections: Time to decide

The main issue that might lead us to an election is the state budget, which must pass by the end of August.

Pride banner at the US Embassy building on Agron St. in Jerusalem after it was replaced on June 24
27 detained, 3 arrested for attempting to disrupt Jerusalem Pride events

The Lehava extremists were given guidance before on how to infiltrate the events, such as wearing colorful clothing and using slang terms popular among the LGBT community.

US envoy urges condemnation of Muslim Brotherhood’s call to kill gays

Twitter launches inquiry against Grenell for exposing lethal homophobia

Israelis split on acceptance of homosexuality - Pew report

Overall, Israeli society is about equally split between those who are accepting (47%) of homosexuality and those who are not (45%).

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.

Zoom leak shows Azerbaijan opposition politicians' homophobia

A series of Zoom calls between senior members of the National Council of Democratic Forces, representing opposition parties, has revealed strong homophobic sentiment within the group.

Iraqi leaders Sadr and Amiri bash gay pride flag-raising ceremony

The rainbow flag was raised as part of the International Day Against Homophobia – and immediately resulted in a homophobic backlash in Iraq.

Rabbi Yigal Levinstein
'Army Radio distorted rabbi's comments on conversion therapy'

Station claims Yigal Levinstein said conversion therapy is necessary to rid people of homosexual tendencies. Rabbi says he referred to 'normative therapy'

Richard Grenell, U.S. Ambassador to Germany
US may reduce intel with Mideast countries who criminalize homosexuality

Intelligence chief says laws that ban same-sex relations are not "an American value"

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