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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.” ...

Supreme Court rules in favor of baker who rejected order from gay couple

“Creative professionals who serve all people should be free to create art consistent with their convictions without the threat of government punishment," the baker’s...

Chief IDF prosecutor to become first openly-gay Major General

Brig. Gen. Sharon Afek, the IDF Chief Military Advocate General, will soon become the first openly-gay IDF Major General.

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...

US military to accept transgender recruits starting Monday, Pentagon says

In an official statement, the Pentagon announced the US military will be accepting transgender recruits staring Monday after federal court rulings were not challenged...

World AIDS Day: Report shows significant decrease in new infections in Israel

A new report shows a consistent drop in new HIV and AIDS infections in Israel. The Health Ministry continues to push for safe sex. ...

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,...

Egyptian bill seeks to criminalize same-sex relationships with possibility of 15-year sentence

Egyptian lawmakers are expected to discuss soon a controversial bill that has been slammed by international human rights groups. The bill seeks to criminalize...