Transgender Israeli Activist Gives Pointers On How To Be An Ally

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Transgender Israeli activist Or Mizan from Yahud, writes about uncomfortable daily situations that people from the transgender community face, and how cisgender people can help make them less stressful. I know that the outside world has yet to gather the perfect toolbox in order to know how to deal with a trans* person (I deliberately […]

Being Transgender in Israel: Current State

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A Trans Art project to mark the 2017 Transgender Day of Remembrance presented the current state of the transgender community in Israel in the fields of employment, medicine, personal security, religion and more. “Over the past two years, there have been 325 reports of murder attempts against people from the transgender community,” explains Niki Sever, […]

Elian Nesiel is Israel’s 2017 Transgender Beauty Queen

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Elian Nesiel from Bat Yam was chosen as 2017 Miss Trans Israel, and will represent Israel in the international Miss Trans Star competition in Barcelona later this year. Nesiel, 20, was chosen as part of the screenings and auditions by association “Beyachad” for the advancement of the trans status in Israel. “I am delighted with […]

Israeli Welfare Minister Meets Representatives of the LGBTQ Community to Discuss the Adoption Crisis

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Following a protest against the state’s position on adoption, a meeting was held Monday between representatives of the Aguda, the Association of Israeli Gay Fathers, and Welfare Minister Haim Katz. In the meeting, the LGBTQ representitives presented the outline of the solution to the current crisis: “We are waiting to see whether there will be […]

Orthodox LGBTQ Community Puts Out AWB-Impact Funded Campaign

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Back in January, we launched A Wider Bridge Impact, our organization fundraising arm to financially advance and support the struggle of the LGBTQ community in Israel. Our first project, The Orthodox Visibility Project, aimed to help the religious LGBTQ organizations fund a visibility campaign in the media. See the outcome! “Our Faces, Together” The Orthodox […]