They come in chartered buses, send messages of solidarity and paint Paris Square pink every Shabbat. How the anti-Bibi protests became an LGBT struggle too
Right-wingers say it’s still difficult to talk with peers about their political views, even though Israel's LGBT community may not be as overwhelmingly progressive as was commonly assumed
Joint List MK also argues for conversion therapy on radio show, says banning it prevents return to ‘normal condition’
Three Joint List legislators, all from the communist Hadash faction, supported a bill that would ban so-called conversion therapy, toeing the line between their conservative political partners and a progressive agenda
Events to mark Pride month have been radically different across Israel this year due to the pandemic. Although lockdown created new pressures and problems, community leaders say people are rising to the challenge
Transgender Superstar Dana International to the Defense of J.K. Rowling: We Don't Need 'Unnecessary Wars'
A diva's support: The Israeli 1998 Eurovision winner and hit maker says ‘we must not jump too fast with accusations of transphobia’
Few gay men in Tel Aviv need to live in the closet these days, but things were much different a few decades ago. Just ask this 79-year-old
A video of soldiers dancing backup to a singer on Independence Day triggered an abrupt policy change but the real issue is the compulsory draft
New rules in the U.S. and Canada mean at least 17 gay couples are unable to obtain the necessary travel documents to bring their surrogate children back to Israel
The signatories back the Palestinian queer community, but TLVFest's founder says 'harm to the festival and the artists who choose to take part will only paralyze the voices of optimism in Israel'
In the great Turkish metropolis, homophobia and gender oppression coexist with an ancient tradition of nonbinary splendor
Is there a gay gene? Is there a sexuality spectrum? A wide-ranging study reignites the debate
The Labor and Social Services Ministry apologized, adding it was a mistake of an individual employee and all types of families are entitled to equal rights
Thanks to the popularity of TV shows like ‘Drag Race’ and ‘Pose,’ the ball scene has never been more in, well, vogue. But can it take off in Tel Aviv?
While there will be many ultra-Orthodox lawmakers, there are only nine religious-Zionist/Modern Orthodox legislators — though the Arab community and Russian-speaking Israelis are well represented
'It would be better if they cast off their kippah and Shabbat [observance] and show their true faces,' the rabbi said
Still reeling from the Education Minister’s endorsement of 'conversion therapy,' we in Israel’s LGBTQ community are now told by an ex-chief rabbi we’re unfit to be Jews. Jewish religious leaders are spreading darkness from Jerusalem
Despite the Health Ministry issuing an official warning against such practice in 2014, a small group of licensed professionals who immigrated from the U.S. continue to perform 'conversion therapy'
Evan Cohen’s appointment comes day after Netanyahu distanced his government from Education Minister Rafi Peretz’s comments in favor of conversation therapy
Young Israeli men who emerge from the closet may find their way to the gay community through its intense nightlife. Some get lost in the drugs, orgies and sexual assault
'We are marching today in the biggest and most consistent protest in Israel, demanding equal rights so that every person can write their own story,' says head of Association for LGBTQ Equality
Neta Hadid was buried in a religious ceremony with rabbis taking part, while in eulogies she was addressed as both a man and a woman
In the second year in a row, Tel Aviv hosted the international TAG games for the LGBTQ community. “The atmosphere is never sexual,” says one Indian-British visitor from London who grew up in Dubai
Want a model as your egg donor? Fork over another $8,500. Want boy-and-girl twins? Try genetic engineering. Like many gay couples, we turned to surrogacy. But given the life story of the woman who carried our twins, we had to wonder if surrogacy can ever be moral
An Israeli professor describes his difficult path toward coming to terms with his gay son, the dancer-choreographer Ido Tadmor
'A Lesbian Romance Plus Religion Plus Politics' – Israeli Director's Film Reflects a Roller-coaster Life
Tsivia Barkai Yacov speaks with Haaretz about 'Red Cow' and the experiences that shaped her