15th June 2015
Israeli government releases cartoon depicting Hamas murdering gay people 356
8:33 PM — The Israeli Foreign Affairs Ministry has released a cartoon that depicts gay people in Gaza being murdered by Hamas.
Israeli government votes down LGBT anti-discrimination law 26
8:03 PM — The Israeli government has voted down an amendment extending anti-discrimination protections to LGBT people.
12th June 2015
180,000 people march at Tel Aviv Pride 37
6:01 PM — The largest Pride event in the Middle East attracted hundreds of thousands of people celebrating.
Travel: 11 reasons why Tel Aviv is an amazing city 143
4:31 PM — As Tel Aviv celebrates Pride, Adam Groffman of Travels of Adam writes about what the city has to offer.
11th June 2015
Israeli university backtracks on Pride ban 10
5:30 PM — Bar-Ilan University have reversed their decision to ban a Pride event.
10th June 2015
Israeli university bans Pride event, ‘offers psychological help’ instead 11
3:23 PM — A university in Israel has apparently blocked a student Pride event, and compared it to celebrating paedophilia.
1st June 2015
Gay Palestinian Christian appeals against deportation from Canada 26
3:51 PM — An out gay Palestinian man who was born into a family among the founders of Hamas says he could face death if he is deported from Canada to the West Bank.
19th May 2015
Israeli army allows gay partners to defer military service 31
4:49 PM — The IDF has begun allowing same-sex partners to defer if they are called up for military service at the same time.
14th May 2015
Israel AIDS Task Force strips off to encourage HIV testing 28
6:53 PM — The Israeli AIDS Task Force has stripped off to encourage LGBT people to test for HIV.
29th April 2015
Israeli Football Association ‘bans’ use of rainbow flag 7
12:09 PM — The Israeli Football Association has warned teams to stick to regulations - after a pride flag was used to mark a corner during a match.
28th April 2015
Same-sex Israeli couples evacuated from Nepal
10:07 AM — Couples who had travelled for surrogacy in Nepal were evacuated following the devastating earthquake.
27th April 2015
Israeli football association urged to punish team for using rainbow flag as a corner 13
8:11 PM — A solicitor in Jerusalem has urged the Israeli football association to put the team on trial, after it replaced a corner flag with a rainbow flag.
31st March 2015
Dana International and Conchita Wurst make Eurovision history 3
11:52 PM — Ground-breaking Eurovision artists Dana International and Conchita Wurst have performed together for the first time.
29th January 2015
Bryan Fischer who blamed the Holocaust on gays sacked by the American Family Association 30
9:19 AM — The right-wing American Family Association (AFA) has sacked its long-time spokesman Bryan Fischer, who on his anti-gay talk show, has said "militant homosexuals" are "destroying America".
27th January 2015
Pictures: 7 Gay Holocaust memorials around the world 18
1:48 PM — For Holocaust Memorial Day , PinkNews looks at some of the monuments for gay and lesbian victims of the Holocaust that are in place across the world.
19th January 2015
Israel to permit trans people to legally change gender without surgery 17
7:42 PM — Israel is to re-draft its recognition laws, so trans people will no longer be forced to undergo surgery to legally change their gender.
7th January 2015
Trans woman denied access to Western Wall in Jerusalem 12
2:35 PM — A trans woman was denied access to both the woman's and the men's section of the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
2nd January 2015
Israel’s only out gay MP quits politics 4
1:09 PM — The only out gay MP in the Israeli legislature has announced that he intends to quit politics.
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'.
22nd September 2014
Israeli gay club promoter criticised for mock Islamic State execution poster 24
11:19 AM — A popular gay events promoter in Israel has been strongly criticised for using images appearing to mimic recent Islamic State beheading videos.