LGBT

A map of Qatar is seen in this picture illustration June 5, 2017
Anti-gay media adviser to Qatar: Homosexuality is ‘sinful, unnatural’

She says media and computer games expose children to content that promotes homosexuality.

First lesbian woman to be appointed to Tel Aviv's religious council

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.

06/08/2020
World Zionist Organization establishes LGBTQ+ department
World Zionist Organization opens LGBTQ+ department

The LGBTQ+ Olim project will help new olim and those interested in aliyah to enter Israeli society.

Prison cell block
Yemeni blogger jailed by Saudi court for supporting equal gay rights

Saudi judges have convicted people for "immorality", having sexual relations outside of marriage, and homosexual sex.

By REUTERS
28/07/2020
palestinian tahini tel aviv
Calls to boycott pro-LGBTQ+ tehina backfire as sales spike

Despite the overall gains, Al Arz's sales are suffering in the Arab sector, its main market.

28/07/2020
Joint List may break up due to division on conversion therapy - report

Ra'am Party leader Mansour Abbas said that the electorate who voted for the list is angry at the support some of its members have shown for the law, and are demanding the dissolution of the list.

By MAARIV ONLINE
25/07/2020
LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018
Controversial conversion therapy bill passes: 'Saving lives'

"Shame and disgrace" shouted some haredi MKs after the bill passed, as a number of MKs began to applaud.

22/07/2020
Thousands protest after Rafi Peretz stated that he supports gay conversion therapy.
Crisis over gay conversion bill will not collapse gov't - analysis

The bill is nevertheless another straw on the camel’s back.

Coalition stability battered over gay conversion therapy legislation

Likud minister says Gantz leading Israel to new election after Blue and White votes with opposition to approve Meretz-led legislation.

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