17th November 2014
Israel: Gay-friendy ID cards introduced for children of same-sex parents 17
12:37 PM — Israel has begun issuing new ID cards to children of same-sex parents - as previous cards only allowed for a 'mother' and a 'father'.
3rd November 2014
Egyptian minister: ‘Zionists’ undermine stability by financing homosexuality 10
12:25 PM — Egypt's Minister of Religious Endowments has claimed that colonial Zionism is fragmenting society by financing homosexuality.
14th October 2014
Gay MP resigns as PPS to vote against Palestinian statehood 108
10:45 AM — Gay Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) Mike Freer resigned last night, in order to vote against a motion to recognise Palestine as a state.
26th September 2014
UN: Human Rights Council to vote on LGBT resolution 1
6:16 PM — The United Nations' Human Rights Council is expected to vote Friday on a resolution that addresses violence and discrimination directed at LGBT people around the globe.
19th September 2014
Israel: Twice-cancelled Jerusalem Pride attracts low turnout 45
1:15 PM — This year's Jerusalem Pride - which was delayed twice due to the Gaza conflict - has finally gone ahead, but attracted a lower-than-expected turnout.
8th September 2014
Israel: Woman granted divorce 14 years after husband cheated on her with a man
1:30 PM — An Israeli woman has finally been granted a divorce from her husband - 14 years after he cheated on her with a man.
12th August 2014
Israel allows Jews to immigrate with same-sex spouses 40
2:23 PM — The Israeli Government says it will now allow Jews to immigrate to Israel with their non-Jewish same-sex spouses.
6th August 2014
Trans star Dana International: Europeans should ‘shut their mouths’ about Gaza 230
10:35 AM — Dana International, the first trans singer to win the Eurovision Song Contest, has said that Europeans should "shut their mouths" about the Gaza conflict.
18th July 2014
Israel: Jerusalem Pride parade postponed due to Gaza conflict 16
2:41 PM — Jerusalem's Pride parade has been postponed due to security fears following the ongoing conflict in Gaza.
30th June 2014
Israel: Knesset Deputy Speaker defends Education Minister over ‘gay couples aren’t families’ remarks 6
3:39 PM — The Deputy Speaker of Israel’s Knesset has said that the Education Minister was wrong to apologise for claiming that same-sex couples are not families, and has lashed out at "the dominant voice among homosexuals... of censorship".
29th June 2014
Israeli Education Minister: I am truly sorry for saying same-sex couples aren’t families 12
4:27 PM — Israel's Education Minister has apologised for claiming that same-sex couples aren't families earlier this week.
27th June 2014
Israeli Education Minister: Same-sex couples aren’t families 9
4:50 PM — Israel's Education Minister has said that it is the state's "duty" to make sure that same-sex couple are not recognised as families.
13th June 2014
Israel: Tel Aviv pride parade draws 100,000-strong crowd 2
8:40 PM — Over 100,000 people attended Tel Aviv pride today, as the week-long festival reached its peak.
12th June 2014
US embassy in Tel Aviv faces internet backlash for raising pride flag 13
6:40 PM — The US embassy in Tel Aviv has received a backlash of online comments for raising a rainbow flag in celebration of pride week.
11th June 2014
Jewish Anti-Defamation League: FRC comparing gay rights to the Holocaust is ‘deeply offensive’ 29
12:08 PM — Jewish groups have attacked the Family Research Council, for likening gay rights laws to the Holocaust.
8th June 2014
Israel: Group says two thirds of Orthodox gays are married to women 15
8:26 PM — A gay Orthodox organisation has claimed that two thirds of Orthodox gay men are married to women and leading a double life.
3rd June 2014
Israel: Justice Minister officiates ‘illegal’ same-sex wedding 6
4:43 PM — Israel's Justice Minister has officiated a gay wedding, despite same-sex marriage not being legal in the country.
1st June 2014
Israel: Gay surrogacy bill gains cabinet approval
5:35 PM — Israel's surrogacy bill has gained the approval of the cabinet, overcoming a hurdle and becoming one step closer to law.
15th May 2014
Israel: Minimum age for gender confirmation surgery lowered to 18 1
12:51 PM — Israel has lowered the minimum age to proceed with gender reassignment surgery from 21 to 18, officials have announced.
14th March 2014
Israel: Minister quashes proposed gay surrogacy law 1
9:07 PM — The Israeli housing minister has appealed against a bill which would have allowed gay couples access to surrogacy, stopping it in its tracks.