Anti-LGBTQ Incidents in Israel Doubled Over Past Year, Report Shows

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Anti-LGBTQ incidents rose dramatically in 2018, with a 54% increase in reported incidents of homophobia, the Aguda LGBTQ National Taskforce revealed in its annual Nir Katz report presented to President Rivlin. The Nir Katz Center report breaks down instances of harassment into eight categories, with 25% of incidents occurring in the public domain such as […]

Advocacy Boost for LGBTQ Israel: Oded Frid Appointed as Knesset Lobbyist

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The LGBTQ community in Israel received an advocacy boost with the appointment of  Oded Frid as its lobbyist in the Knesset, starting this week.   The coalition of Israel’s LGBTQ organizations, which includes 14 organizations and associations working to promote LGBTQ equality in Israel, hired Oded Frid to be its full-time permanent lobbyist to work in the […]