LGBT fallen soldiers’ families in Israel to be recognized as bereaved families

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Israel will recognize LGBT fallen soldiers’ families as ‘bereaved families,’ the defense ministry announced Sunday, with the same entitlements as the families of heterosexual soldiers. The announcement follows a campaign by gay reservists to be recognized as ‘bereaved families’ under Israeli law led by Likud lawmaker Amir Ohana, Israel’s first openly gay member of Knesset. […]