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Lesbian couple in Israel wins court case in appeal for parental recognition

Three days after Tel Aviv's Gay Pride parade, a judge in Haifa has ruled that both partners in a lesbian couple will be recognized...

Tel Aviv holds its annual Gay Pride Parade for the 20th time

Tel Aviv’s Mayor Huldai: We will “arrive at a place where Israel is a sovereign and free country where all people are equal.” ...

Report: LGBTs in Israel were subjected to 17% more violence in 2017

An annual report by the Israeli LGBT Association has shown that 533 incidents were reported last year in which an LGBT individual was attacked,...

Israel to accept blood donations from gay men even if they’ve had sex in...

Magen David Adom announced Wednesday that it will begin a pilot program in April that will allow gay men to donate blood even if...

Australia: More than 60% vote in favor of same-sex marriage

Though the vote was non-binding, the Australian government announced prior to the poll that if it showed a majority in favor of same-sex marriage,...

Tajikistan conducts registration for LGBT citizens in order to “prevent spreading STDs”

Tajikistan’s government has compiled a list of about 400 of its gay and lesbian citizens, who will be required to undergo testing in order...

Rabbis call for dismissal of Haredi MK for taking part in gay nephew’s wedding

After MK Yigal Guetta (Shas) revealed his participation in his gay nephew’s wedding, a list of rabbis published a joint letter requesting his immediate...

Israeli Welfare Ministry revises controversial stance on same-sex adoption

Following the public storm caused by the Israeli government’s response to the Supreme Court, which determined that same-sex couples cannot adopt children in order...

Senior-level Republican, Likud political consultant passed away

Senior-level political consultant Arthur J. Finkelstein, who advised many Republicans and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, passed away as a result of lung cancer...

Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit expresses support for same-sex adoption

During a closed meeting, Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit expressed support of same-sex adoption, although he is committed to government’s position and law. ...