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%).

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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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Pro-Iran cleric in Iraq says same-sex marriage caused coronavirus

The fanatical Shi’ite cleric Sadr was harbored by Iran’s regime from 2007 until 2011, and studied in the religious city of Qom to advance his clerical resume.

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Yeshiva U. students complain over college refusal to approve LGBTQ group

The YU Alliance, a student-run organization that does not receive funding from the student councils, currently holds LGBTQ-related events off-campus.

plane crash at the Boryspil… REUTERS 19/01/2020 12:16 IRAN-NUCLEAR/IAEA FILE PHOTO: An Iranian flag
Homosexuals in Iran are having sex reassignment surgery to avoid execution

According to reports within Iran, the country has around 4,000 sex reassignment surgeries every year, in an attempt to purge homosexuality from the Islamic Republic.

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