Israel’s Supreme Court President Slams Anti-Gay Surrogacy Law

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Israel’s Supreme Court President Esther Hayut criticized the state’s position on surrogacy for gay fathers and said that the solutions that apply to women should also apply to men. “This could be blatantly unconstitutional,” she said in a hearing on a petition filed by  Etai and Yoav Pinkas-Arad that calls to amend Israel’s surrogacy law in […]

Israel’s High Court Rebukes State for Ignoring Petition on Same-sex Surrogacy

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The High Court of Justice has ordered the state to respond to a year-old petition to award same-sex couples and individuals eligibility to use surrogate mothers. The Arad-Pinkas family on a coffee break in court (Photo: Facebook) The High Court heard the petition Tuesday in an expanded five-judge panel headed by the court’s president, Miriam […]

Etai Pinkas Talks in New York

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Etai Pinkas, former Tel Aviv city councilman, talked at Binghamton University in New York  about life as a gay man in the Middle East and the struggle for LGBTQ equal rights in Israel As an Israeli city councilman and LGBTQ rights activist, Etai Pinkas has a unique perspective of the LGBTQ movement in the Middle East. On […]