“It’s Time to Tell Us Yes!” Israel’s LGBTQ Communities Demand Equality

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This Monday, the Israeli government will vote on an amendment that will prevent members of the LGBTQ community from being parents in Israel through surrogacy. Stakes are high, as Israel’s LGBTQ communities have been fighting for over a decade to change this surrogacy law, which currently only allows heterosexual couples in Israel this right. A massive […]

Ivri Lider: Gay Exclusion in Surrogacy Law “infuriating and insulting”

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Singer Ivri Lider said Monday that the amendment to the Surrogacy Law that passed second and third readings by the Labor, Welfare and Health Committee “creates a sense of second-class citizenship.” In an interview with Israeli Radio, Lider called the amendment, which would not allow same-sex couples to have children in a surrogacy procedure in […]

Netanyahu Rejected Request to Consider Allowing Surrogates for Single Men, Same-sex Couples

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman refused a request from Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit to consider including single men and same-sex couples in proposed legislation allowing single women to use surrogacy services. Protesting for gay surrogacy rights in Israel. Photo: Emile Salman Litzman told the attorney general he believed the version of the […]