LISTEN: For LGBTQ Minorities, Israel’s ‘Gay Paradise’ Can Be Hell

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Haaretz Weekend

Host Simon Spungin is joined by’s Linda Dayan and LGBTQ activist Muhammad Zoabi to discuss a broad spectrum of LGBTQ issues in Israel.

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How does a gay Muslim deal with multiple and often conflicting identities? What about pinkwashing? What does the new LGBTQ-friendly government mean for the community – in terms of acceptance and legislation?

How does the presence of self-professed homophobes in the Knesset affect the community? And how did one ultra-Orthodox family cope with their transgender son?