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Arab reaction to gay Egyptian woman’s suicide, mix of criticism, support

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.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
17/06/2020
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

A Star is born

“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.’”

07/02/2019

Girls gone not too wild in ‘Disobedience’

There’s just something about lesbians.

'Disobedience' premieres at Toronto Film Festival

Film starring Rachel Weisz features a furtive lesbian romance in London’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.

12/09/2017

Hasidic lesbian mother regains custody of children

On August 16, the appeals court said the original ruling violated Weisberger’s rights and returned custody to her.

By JTA
07/09/2017
Naftali Bennett

Bayit Yehudi rabbi protests Bennett's lesbian aide

Rabbi Yisrael Rozen has threatened to leave the party three times, but has never followed through.

Gay marriage

Wide support for gay marriage as Israel celebrates Pride

“The gulf between the Israeli public will and the government’s policies is widening.”

Gay Pride march

LGBT olim find their voice in time for Gay Pride

Roy Freeman, founder of Facebook group LGBT Olim, wants to make sure English speakers feel part of Israel's gay community.

06/06/2013
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