Crowdfunding: Help Israel’s Ma’avarim Organization Provide Scholarships to the Trans Community

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Israel’s transgender Ma’avarim organization has  successfully provided 3 academic scholarships to the trans community.  Watch the video to see how lives are changing! Support the campaign to provide additional scholarships: http://bit.ly/2xU1gO7 While Israel boasts itself as LGBT friendly, the reality of trans and gender variant people in Israel is similar to that of the gay community 30 […]

Microsoft Israel Tells Israeli Government “Get On With” Legalizing Gay Marriage

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Microsoft Israel, with the help of Tel Aviv women’s party line BE PROUD, has produced a series of images for the pride events, under the title “Titkadmu” (‘get on with it’), a message to the Israeli government to legalize marriage equality. The goal of the images that are spread across social media and will be […]

American Hispanics, Gays Are Target Markets for Israeli Tourism Drive

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Simultaneous campaigns to both traditional, religious tourists and the global gay community isn’t a problem, Tourism Ministry says: ‘Contradictions make us unique.’ Israel has retained a new public relations agency in the United States and is embarking on a plan to tap two new markets – American Hispanics and gays. MWW PR, which represents blue […]

New Scholarship Program for Transgender People

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A precedent scholarship program, initiated by transgender organization Ma’avarim and partially funded by Microsoft Israel, includes providing an opportunity for academic studies to the transgender community. The goal: integration of more transgender people into the labor market. The entrepreneur of the programs as said: “This is not a compromise, these are the kind of people […]