Pride Parade

LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018
Israelis prepare for Pride Events in shadow of coronavirus: What to know

Find out when and where Pride events will take place across Israel.

Tel Aviv Pride Parade kicks off, 2019.
How did cancelling LGBTQ+ pride parades impact Israel's economy?

It is estimated that a Pride parade tourist would spend an average of $245 per day spent in Israel, about 140% more than the average tourist.

By ILANA SHOTOLAND/MAARIV
20/06/2020
Iraqi leaders Sadr and Amiri bash gay pride flag-raising ceremony

The rainbow flag was raised as part of the International Day Against Homophobia – and immediately resulted in a homophobic backlash in Iraq.

Jewish pride flag LGBTQ
Pride parades throughout Israel pushed to end of summer

The parades were postponed until further notice to avoid the spread of the novel COVID-19.

03/05/2020
Jerusalem pride parade, 2 August 2018.
Rabbi Mazuz blames pride parades for coronavirus outbreak

Mazuz has blamed a number of tragedies on pride parades, including the terrorist attack in which Eitam and Naama Henkin were killed in 2015.

10/03/2020
‘Drag Race’ fans rev engines as Detox, Manila Luzon visit

“We are so happy to come here and celebrate with people who are celebrating drag.”

04/11/2019
U.S. Rep. AOC bashes Boston Straight Pride parade on Twitter

"Seems more like a[n] 'I-Struggle-With-Masculinity' parade to me."

A riot police, with a rainbow flag in the background, chases LGBT rights activists in Turkey
Turkish Islamic theologian lashes out at homosexuals and CSD as 'heresy'

Since 1970, there have been Christopher Street Day celebrations across the world to advance LGBT rights and show pride.

Grapevine July 3, 2019: Changing norms

A roundup of news from around Israel.

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