Ireland Film Company Co-Producing Mexican Israeli Transgender Documentary

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In true international fashion, Ireland’s Marcie Films has signed on to support Mexican director Trisha Ziff’s upcoming documentary centering on the unusual friendship between two Israeli trans women: Talleen Abu Hanna (Miss Trans Israel 2016) and Israela Stephanie Lev. Ziff’s new documentary, “Israela & Talleen,” features the unexpected friendship of two trans women from disparate backgrounds and […]

Israeli Transgender Contestants Ready for Finals

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Contenders in Israel’s first transgender pageant have been polishing their moves this week ahead of Friday’s competition. Israela Stephanie Lev, Organizer of Miss Trans Israel The 12 finalists are aiming to become Israel’s first “Miss Trans Israel.” They have spent long hours this week practicing their routines, strutting in stiletto heels and modeling evening gowns […]

Tel Aviv Municipality Will Hire Transgender People

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A new program at the Tel Aviv municipality will promote locating and employing transgender people in the municipality offices. The program, initiated by City Council member Etai Pinkas (Meretz), includes finding suitable jobs in the municipality, identifying relevant candidates and dedicated placement of transgender people – estimated at approximately 10% of the LGBT community in […]