LGBTQ+

US FDA proposes to ease sexual abstinence rule for blood donors

Gay and Bi men might not need to go without sex for a year to donate blood with future proposed policy

By REUTERS
27/01/2023

German parliament remembers LGBTQ+ victims of the Nazis

Historians estimate that about 100,000 gay and bi men were arrested between 1933 and 1945 and thousands were sent to concentration camps. Many of them did not survive.

By REUTERS
27/01/2023

Jewish comedian Modi Rosenfeld, a mainstay for Orthodox audiences, is gay. So what?

The news could easily have come as a surprise for one swath of Rosenfeld’s core audience: Orthodox Jews from communities like the one where he grew up, where LGBTQ inclusion remains unfamiliar

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
25/01/2023

Israeli transgender boy to be transferred out of religious school - report

The 8-year-old transgender boy studying at a religious boys' school in Givat Shmuel was assigned female at birth.

This young American couple had Scotland’s first-ever queer Jewish wedding

When they began wedding planning, a Jewish wedding wasn’t on the table, as neither even knew yet that they would convert.

By ALIX WALL/JTA
21/01/2023

Embattled US Rep. Santos was drag queen in Brazil pageants, associates say

A 58-year-old Brazilian performer, who uses the drag name Eula Rochard, said she befriended the now-congressman when he was cross-dressing in 2005 at the first gay pride parade in Niteroi.

By REUTERS
19/01/2023

WATCH: BGU students protest anti-LGBTQ+ org. on campus

The protest was organized by BGU students in partnership with the Association for LGBTQ Equality in Israel and other local organizations.

Israel has been an LGBTQ haven in the Middle East. Its new government could change that.

The politicians’ anti-LGBTQ+ positions are not new, but their positions of power and leverage within the government are.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
18/01/2023

'Nobody cares about LGBTQ+ people' - Smotrich in surfaced recordings

In the conversation, Smotrich said that his position against the LGBTQ+ community does not hurt him politically because his voters don't care.

By MAARIV ONLINE
16/01/2023

Avi Maoz takes partial control of Israeli education after cabinet approval

The decision, which was part of the coalition agreement between the Likud and Maoz's Noam party, will now be brought before the Knesset.

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