Even before the Taliban takeover, the LGBTQ suffered discrimination - now it is so much worse.
Sarit Hadad, an Israeli icon, has come out as a lesbian in a newly released song, written by her partner Tamar Yahalomi and Yonatan Klieman.
"It is an unending frustration and unfortunately the police are doing nothing to stop this hatred," kindergarten teacher Aviva Levi said.
The researchers said while their work shows LGB Americans are at greater risk for migraines, they could not pinpoint the reasons why.
Sperber intends to close the gap between religious and LGBT identities, and help LGBT people who, regardless of their level of observance, are still Jewish and have religious needs.
The suicide of Sarah Hegazi, a 30-year-old Egyptian lesbian activist who went into exile in Canada, has aroused feelings ranging from hostility to sympathy in the socially conservative Arab world.
Gay rights have been thrust into the spotlight during the campaign for the June 28 election.
Nessel, who grew up attending the Reform congregation Temple Kol Ami in West Bloomfield Township, in the Detroit metropolitan area, traces many of her values back to Judaism.
“I have known I am genderqueer for almost two years,” Star told me. “I remember discovering the term ‘genderqueer’ and thinking, ‘Hey! That’s me.’”
There’s just something about lesbians.