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Lgbt Rights Israel

Being Gay in Tel Aviv, the Manhattan of the Middle East

Justine Borer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Justine Borer

Tel Aviv is vaunted as a bastion of liberalism, and that liberalism ostensibly extends to acceptance of gay people. The anecdotal evidence I have collected in my conversations with Israeli friends has given me the impression that, in the aggregate, "macho" Israeli guys tend to be more accepting of gay men than are "macho" American guys.

The Crazy Lie of "Pinkwashing" and the Liberal Case for Israel

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 08.06.2012 | Books

Israel's commendable gay rights record should be a cause for the American Left to celebrate. But in our political discourse today, the Israel-is-always-wrong crowd has used Israeli publicity of its proud LGBT culture as yet another reason to criticize the Jewish State.