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Hate sign put up against lesbian kindergarten teacher in Be'er Ya'acov

"It is an unending frustration and unfortunately the police are doing nothing to stop this hatred," kindergarten teacher Aviva Levi said.

Jewish visitors pray in the synagogue in the village of Mad, Hungary, July 21, 2016. Picture taken J

Hasidic pilgrimage worries Hungarian villagers under COVID strain

Attendances have grown to more than 20,000 in recent years and the organisers had expected 100,000 people this year until the coronavirus pandemic struck.

By REUTERS
16/04/2021
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22-year-old assaulted by 15 suspects due to sexual orientation - report

According to the victim, he was leaving the bar after meeting his friends and was walking toward his car when 15 suspects jumped him and began punching and beating him.

Tel Aviv Pride Parade announced without municipality's knowledge

"They can call it pizza, it will not turn it into pizza. The parade is our brand," said an official in the Tel Aviv Municipality.

Iran regime theater director: Purge gays from Tehran district

A 2008 British WikiLeaks cable said Iran’s regime executed 4,000-6,000 gays and lesbians since the country’s 1979 Islamic revolution.

Israel refused trans woman transfer to women's prison, cited 'appearance'

During her time at Nitzan, she experienced repeated harassment from other prisoners on the basis of her gender identity, things she would not have received in a women's prison.

Women, LGBTQ organizations protest extremist parties as Knesset swears in

Protests took place as the Knesset was sworn in and were joined by various human rights NGOs also demanding that the government not be formed with parties such as Noam and Otzma Yehudit.

06/04/2021

It is hard to connect to the Torah as a trans Jew, but I’m trying anyway

Maybe the concept of b’tzelem Elohim needs an update for those of us who aren’t sure we believe in God.

By DUBBS WEINBLATT/JTA
02/04/2021
LGBTQ youth protest against far right Noam party at Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem

Extremist Noam Party demands to 'amend' gov't protections for women

In addition, the party said it would also demand to establish a headquarters to track and "neutralize" what they deem to be foreign interests, in accordance with the controversial Nation State Law.

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Arkansas passes bill to ban certain types of care for transgender youth

Sixteen other states are considering similar bills. Civil rights organizations have said they are likely to sue to stop any such bills that are enacted.

By REUTERS
30/03/2021
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