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Stabbing at Gay Parade Shows Flaws in Netanyahu's Security for Israelis

John A. Tures | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

He was let out early, before the parade, serving a fraction of the time Palestinians are sentenced for attempted murder. He even publicized his intentions before the parade. It makes you wonder about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's commitment to the safety and security of all Israelis.

A Look At Tel Aviv's Massive Pride Parade

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of bare-chested muscular men, drag queens in heavy makeup and high heels, women in colorful balloon costumes and others p...

Great News For Gay Jews

AP | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it will now allow Jews to immigrate to Israel with their non-Jewish same-sex spouses. In a directive publicized Tuesda...

Gay Pride Draws Thousands, But This Nation Has Far To Go In Promoting Equality

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

JERUSALEM (AP) — Shirtless Israeli men, colorfully dressed drag queens and others partied Friday through central Tel Aviv as tens of thousands of pe...

Israeli President Backs Gay Marriage

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Israeli President Shimon Peres backed marriage equality during a state visit to Mexico, Ynet News is reporting. Peres, whose remarks came on the h...

Could This Gay Lawmaker Break New Ground In The Middle East?

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

* Israeli hopes to be first openly gay mayor in Middle East * Faces tough fight against gay-friendly incumbent * Tel Avi...

How One Nation Is Tackling Gay Rights Through TV Puppets

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

JERUSALEM -- JERUSALEM (AP) — The goal was merely to promote clean energy in Israel — but television ads starring a pair of male puppets called "p...

Israel Plans Poignant Honor To Gay Holocaust Victims

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Israel will pay tribute to gays and lesbians persecuted by the Nazis during World War II with a special monument in Tel Aviv. Haaertz reports that...

A Grisly Arrest Ahead Of Tel Aviv's Pride

AP | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

JERUSALEM -- Israeli police say they have arrested three suspects in connection to the killing of two people at a gay youth center in Tel Aviv four ye...

'Pinkwashing' Deconstructed

Scott Piro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scott Piro

Israel's queer enemies can hurl "pinkwashing" claims at her all they want. I, for one, celebrate the fact that Israel's government is proud enough of its LGBT rights record to use it for nation-banding.

Israel Battles Iran By Recruiting Gay Community

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel is stepping up its public relations effort to discredit Iran within the international community, and part of its new campaign focuses on Tehran...