Court Scrubs Gay Man’s Criminal Record to Grant Him Citizenship

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Judge quashes conviction that would thwart Israeli nationality application, adoption of child with partner A judge has overturned a conviction which would have prevented a young gay man from receiving Israeli citizenship and subsequently adopting a child with his partner. In a groundbreaking ruling which may have implications for other gay couples, Judge Ami Kobo […]

Beer Sheva: LGBT Community Goes to High Court to Get Permission for Pride Parade

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Dramatic development in Beer Sheva: According to Israeli news website Ynet, representatives of the LGBT community petitioned the high court against the police after the city changed its mind about giving permission to hold a pride parade. Beer Sheva’s Pride 2016 Poster, titled “The Proud Revolution: [Demanding] equality, budget, tolerance.” The petition, filed by attorney […]

Court Rules in Favor of Lesbian Couple in Parenting Case

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In a reasoned ruling, Tel Aviv regional court rebuked the state for creating difficulty with requirements that endanger a child and harms his well-being. This was in a court case of a lesbian couple who requested an order for parental relationship between the non-biological mother and the child. A. and S. maintained a four-year relationship. They moved […]