LGBTQ Refugees Program

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The LGBTQ Refugee Program is a project of the Aguda – Israel LGBTQ Taskforce, the umbrella community and advocacy LGBTQ NGO in Israel.  The project supplies Palestinians, Africans, Israelis from minority groups and LGBT refugees in Israel with a variety of services and facilities: legal assistance; psychological, social and financial support; and fundamental tools such as […]

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia: “Havana”

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The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) is an annual event celebrated every May 17. It is coordinated by the Paris-based “IDAHOBIT Committee”, founded and presided over by Frenchman Louis-Georges Tin. The day aims to coordinate international events that raise awareness of LGBT rights violations and stimulate interest in LGBT rights work. May […]

Israel Hofsheet

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Israel Hofsheet is a grassroots movement that strives for an Israeli society that practices cultural and religious pluralism, protects civil rights, and upholds the principles of democracy and Zionism as put forth in the Declaration of Independence. Since it’s founding in 2009, Israel Hofsheet has been leading many substantial campaigns. Many have been in the […]

The Aguda: The Israeli National LGBTQ Task Force

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The ‘Aguda’, the National Association of LGBTQ in Israel, is Israel’s pioneer lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization. The Aguda is a national grassroots, volunteer-based, nonprofit human-rights organization representing the LGBTQ community. The Aguda promotes and advances new initiatives and cultivate leadership and partnership with all sectors and groups within the community.  The Aguda strives for […]

Ma’avarim

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Ma’avarim for the Trans community, is an organization that was established with the goal to empower and support members of the trans community, facilitating both personal and social change. Using an innovative approach to trauma within marginalized communities, and burnout among activists, “Ma’avarim” aims to bring about positive change in our society, our communities, and […]

Israel Gay Youth

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Israel Gay Youth (IGY) is Israel’s national LGBTQ+ youth organization, empowering thousands of participants each year, between the ages of 12 to 23, to create a leading role for themselves in a more accepting society, while supporting their own understanding of sexual and/or gender identity. Official Website RELATED STORIES Conference for Israel’s LGBT Religious Communities […]

Hoshen

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Hoshen — Education and Change — is the education and information center of the LGBTQ community in Israel. This nationwide, non-profit volunteer organization fights stereotypes regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. Hoshen is officially recognized by the Educational Psychological Authority (SHEFI) of the Israeli Ministry of Education. Official Website RELATED STORIES Israeli Gay Educator Initiates “Safe Space” […]

Tehila

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Tehila, the Israeli equivalent of P-FLAG, provides support for parents and families of LGBT people. Tehila runs support groups and hot lines throughout the country, and is linked to youth groups and projects in various venues around the country. Official Website GREAT THINGS FROM TEHILA Parents’ Coffee Shop A program that allows LGBT young people who […]