8 May 2013
Gay Israeli MP Nitzan Horowitz to run for mayor of Tel Aviv
Gay Israeli MP Nitzan Horowitz has formally announced his intention to run for mayor of Tel Aviv.
10 April 2013
Video: Israeli gay couple in YouTube plea for help to start a family
A gay couple in Israel have started a campaign, asking for help to start a family after spending their entire savings on several failed surrogacy and adoption attempts, as Israel forbids surrogacy for gay couples.
10 April 2013
Anti-gay US-born Israeli terrorist jailed for killing two Palestinians
A US-born West Bank settler, who previously suggested Molotov cocktails should be used at those taking part in a gay pride event, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of two Palestinians.
19 March 2013
Video: Activists launch campaign against gay conversion therapy in Israel’s Orthodox Jewish neighbourhoods
Activists have put up anti-gay conversion therapy posters in some of Israel's most religious neighbourhoods.
19 February 2013
Israel: HIV cases among gay men up 55% since 2005
Figure show the number of gay men become HIV-positive in Israel has increased by 55% since 2005.
9 January 2013
Senior Rabbi: Gay people are ‘unfortunate’ but public must rise above ‘aggressive’ attitude to them
A top Religious Zionism rabbi has said that he thought gay people were treated too "aggressively" by religious society, but did describe them as "unfortunate".
4 January 2013
Gay Israeli MP conducts unofficial same-sex marriage ceremonies outside Rabbinic Court
Gay Israeli member of the Israeli Parliament or Knesset, Nitzan Horowitz has conducted three unofficial same-sex wedding ceremonies in front of the rabbinical court.
2 January 2013
Israel: Lesbian teenager attacked with stones in homophobic assault
A teenage lesbian has been reportedly attacked by a group of ultra-Orthodox students in central Israel.
26 December 2012
Israel: Party leader calls on state to stop recognising same-sex marriages
Naftali Bennett, the chairman of a minor Israeli party, The Jewish Home (Habayit Hayehudi) has said that Israel should stop recognising same-sex marriages and that he joked about a gay solider in his army unit "in good fun".
18 December 2012
Rabbi: Bans gay teachers, says they are ‘perverts’
A prominent Rabbi has said that people seeking private lessons, especially for their children, are not allowed to employ "perverted" gay teachers, "evil" atheists.
3 December 2012
Israel grants first divorce to gay married couple
For the first time, an Israeli court has granted the divorce of a gay couple, a move that may have widespread ramifications across the country.
5 October 2012
Comment: Equal marriage is a test for my Jewish Orthodox faith
Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, LGBT campaigner Oliver Kasin talks of how his Orthodox Jewish faith has created a personal conflict due to his sexuality.
21 September 2012
Israel: Lesbian couple awarded payout in landmark ruling
An Israeli lesbian couple is celebrating after a judge ruled that a wedding hall could not reject their custom.
7 September 2012
Israel: High rates of suicide among country’s LGBT youth
New research published this week in Israel has examined suicide rates among LGBT youth in the country.
5 September 2012
Comment: Let me tell you all about ‘pinkwashing’
Writing for PinkNews.co.uk university student and LGBT campaigner Gary Spedding warns of the dangers of separating LGBT rights from human rights when profiling individual countries.
22 June 2012
Israeli politician criticised over further anti-gay comments
Israeli politician Anastasia Michaeli has further attacked Israel's LGBT community amid wide-ranging condemnation and critique.
19 June 2012
Israeli politician: Army must not enlist gays
In an interview broadcasted yesterday in the parliamentary Knesset Channel, Member of Knesset Uri Ariel from the right-wing National Union party said that he is against the Israeli army's policy of enlisting LGBT people.
13 June 2012
Israel military accused of publishing a ‘misleading’ pro-gay photo
A photograph uploaded by Israel's military on to its Facebook page, to celebrate its pro-gay stance, has been accused of being doctored by a local newspaper.
8 June 2012
In Photos: Tel Aviv Pride 2012
Tel Aviv today celebrated the largest pride in the Middle East with more than 100,000 people lining the streets and partying on the beach.
18 May 2012
New York mural compares gay rights in Israel to its neighbours
A mural in New York's West Village has provoked controversy by depicting gay rights in Israel and comparing it to the status of LGBT people in the countries that neighbour and surround it.