30 12, 2022

Amir Ohana Becomes First Ever Gay Knesset Speaker

By |2022-12-30T01:31:02-08:00December 30th, 2022|Categories: World LGBT News|Tags: , , , , |

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — (12-30-22) — Likud MK Amir Ohana becomes Israel's first ever openly Gay Knesset Speaker, following Netanyahu retaking the Prime Minister's office. Ohana thanked his husband, Alon, for supporting him during his first speech as Knesset Speaker on Thursday. Following a break early in the afternoon, the Knesset reconvened to make history by [...]

24 12, 2022

Israelis Can Now Refuse Services to LGBTQ+ People

By |2022-12-24T12:14:43-08:00December 24th, 2022|Categories: World LGBT News|Tags: , , , , |

JERUSALEM — (12-24-22) — Refusing services to LGBTQ+ people and non-Jews will now be allowed under Benjamin Netanyahu's government. Otzma Yehudit, head MK Itamar Ben-Gvir, defended the new clause added to the new coalition agreements that will allow private business owners to refuse services to Israelis based on religious beliefs. Meaning Israeli businesses will be [...]

2 08, 2018

Jerusalem Pride 2018 Draws 35,000 Participants

By |2018-08-02T15:45:45-07:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: LGBT Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Jerusalem Pride 2018 celebration kicked off with a bang as over 35,000 people took part in the Jerusalem Pride March for Pride and Tolerance on Thursday. Groups ranging from LGBT rights activists, public officials and Orthodox Jews were on hand to celebrate the event. The Jerusalem Pride 2018 march comes on the heels of [...]

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