Berlin: The 'new Zion' for LGBTQ Israelis?
Economic, political and social problems as well as homophobia have driven Israeli queers to seek pinker pastures abroad, say researchers who will be addressing this week's 'An Other Sex' confab at Tel Aviv University.
Homophobia is not just fear and revulsion of gays or members of other LGBT groups. It also can be interpreted, in English at least, as “home-o-phobia” – the fear of going home. The late feminist and lesbian theoretician Gloria E. Anzaldúa suggested that interpretation after a discussion about homophobia at an American college, where a straight student said she had...
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