Human rights are part of the fight for gay rights
Many politicians in Israel are trying to appear progressive and capitalize on the popularity of LGBT rights, while maintaining conservative positions on other issues.
Israel already has anti-discrimination clauses in many laws that are already on the books. They prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation in employment, in the retail and service industries, and in access to entertainment and other public spaces. In other places, like students’ rights laws, there is no explicit ban on such discrimination. If it passes in the Knesset plenum, a...
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