What Can The U.S. And Israel Learn From Each Other About Gender Equality?

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For the past week, a delegation of Israeli women have been in Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city, discussing gender equality. Nine Israeli women have been traveling the country as part of a State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program, sponsored locally by the World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana. They’ve met different groups, politicians and […]

Tel Aviv Holds a SlutWalk: ‘A Struggle of All Humans’

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Hundreds of protesters filled Tel Aviv’s streets with cries against rape culture. Women wearing just bras or bikini tops march through city center to demonstrate against widespread sexual harassment in Israel Hundreds of scantily clad women protested against rape culture Friday on Tel Aviv’s promenade many with shrill whistles colorful her. The city’s annual “SlutWalk” […]

Gender Division in Sports is Irrelevent

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Transgender activist Niki Sever thinks that gender division in sports is superfluous, even in sports that require physical effort. Because this division outright rejects transgender, genderqueer and intersex people- they are forced to retire from competitions. Mac Beggs, professional boxer. From leisure groups in community centers, through professional leagues, to international competitions, in every sport […]

Sex Change in One Click

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Great news for the trans community in Israel! The Ministry of Health announced that as of yesterday (Wednesday) people can send a sex change form to be filled in by a doctor at the touch of a button. MK Merav Ben-Ari and Executive Director Maavarim, Elisha Alexander, at the final State Control Committee meeting The […]

Gallery: A Wider Bridge’s Biggest Stories of 2016

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2016 hasn’t been easy. While this year the seemingly impossible became reality on a very regular basis, A Wider Bridge kept collecting stories that are on the intersection between LGBT, Israel and Jewish life, posting them on our website daily, for the community to comment, share and get inspired. Out of the hundred of thousands of page views on […]

Hunter Keith Makes Gender Revolution

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Hunter Keith, a 17-year-old transgender teen and a longtime participant in Keshet’s LGBTQ and Ally Teen Shabbaton, appears in the current issue of the National Geographic, titled ‘Gender Revolution.’ In the photo, Hunter is holding his skateboard, which prominently features Keshet’s own “LGBTQ Jewish Safe Zone” sticker. Hunter Keith’s picture was published as a part […]