Beer Sheva’s LGBT House Finds New Home

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Beer Sheva municipality has gone through a significant change in attitude towards the LGBT community since last year’s cancellation of the gay pride parade. Beer Sheva Pride House is moving: Old place (right), new place (left) Last year, the Beer Sheva Municipality caved in to orthodox extremists and did not approve the LGBT community’s pride […]

Being LGBTQ in the Periphery is Still Not Easy

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In rural and peripheral areas in Israel live hundreds of LGBT people who have to cope every day with life outside or inside the closet in less accepting and open surroundings. Erin Toledano-Farajov, a bisexual genderqueer transgender woman, tries to explain life as LGBT on the periphery through her own personal experience. Erin Toledano-Farajov, who’s […]

Amir Ohana On Globes’ 2016 “Most Promising” People List

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Popular Israeli economic magazine Globes published its annual list of 40 Most Promising People in Israel, and the right-wing gay Member of Knesset Amir Ohana made the list. Below is the interview with him. When Amir Ohana was a child, he dreamed of being a string-scorching stage-ripping guitarist, like Slash from Guns ‘n’ Roses. He […]

The Most Fun Place in Israel is…

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At the beginning of the summer popular family websites Xnet and Kinderland invited families to rate their favorite family fun attractions in Israel. Thousands of people voted, and the results are below. #1: Underwater Observatory, Eilat The shark pool with 18 new giant sharks, a display of fish, corals, stingrays, turtles and more. Visiting the […]

Girl Killed at Jerusalem Pride Parade Was Murdered Twice

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When it comes to a peaceful march for granting equality to the LGBT community, the police let the people making threats win. The High Court of Justice’s ruling on Be’er Sheva’s Gay Pride Parade, in which it denied a petition to overturn a police decision to change the parade’s route, is riddled with holes. The […]