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30 May 2011Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City ordains first lesbian rabbi 18 The Conservative movement ordained their first openly gay rabbi in a ceremony earlier this month at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City.
13 May 2011Video: Trans star Dana International misses out on Eurovision final 35 Israeli singer Dana International was knocked out of the Eurovision Song Contest last night at the semi-final in Dusseldorf.
1 April 2011Gay British man arrested and beaten in Saudi Arabia 131 A British man was arrested and beaten in Saudi Arabia by religious police when they discovered he was gay.
9 March 2011Trans star Dana International returns to Eurovision 3 Transgender singer Dana International is to represent Israel again in this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
3 March 2011Turkey’s first openly gay football referee continues legal battle 3 Turkey's first openly gay referee has said he will push on with his legal battle against the Turkish Football Federation, who barred him from officiating over matches in 2008.
23 February 2011David Cameron says World Cup could make Qatar more gay-friendly 35 Hosting the World Cup in 2022 could make Qatar more gay-friendly, British prime minister David Cameron said today.
21 February 2011Israel appoints first out gay judge 14 The first openly gay judge has been appointed in Israel.
9 February 2011William Hague urged to raise gay rights on Middle East trip 8 Gay rights activists are urging Foreign Secretary William Hague to raise the issue of gay rights on a trip to the Middle East this week.
8 February 2011British Muslim group condemns Bahrain gay arrests 31 The Association of British Muslims has condemned the arrests of more than 130 gay men in Bahrain.
7 February 2011More than 100 gay men arrested in Bahrain 7 Up to 130 gay men were reportedly arrested last week at a private party in Bahrain.
21 January 2011MEP Michael Cashman says he’s working to stop Iranian gay executions 28 Gay Labour MEP Michael Cashman has said he is working to stop the planned executions of two young men for alleged homosexuality offences.
18 January 2011Updated: Iranian men to be stoned to death over gay sex 55 Two young men who filmed themselves having sex have been sentenced to death by stoning in Iran.
26 December 2010Jerusalem Pride bomber sentenced to six months community service 13 A district court in Jerusalem has sentenced a 35-year-old Michael Naky to six months community service for setting off a makeshift bomb to disrupt a gay pride march in the city in 2007. The judge gave the sentence after a plea bargain between the defence and the prosecution.
21 December 2010UN votes to reinstate resolution condemning execution of gays 26 The United Nations General Assembly has voted to restore a reference to sexual orientation in a resolution opposing the unjustified killings of minority groups.
6 December 2010Gay football group to boycott 2022 Qatar World Cup 10 The Gay Football Supporters' Network says it will boycott all activities related to the 2022 World Cup because host country Qatar is homophobic.
9 November 2010Saudi man receives lashes and prison sentence for gay video 17 A 27-year-old Saudi man has been punished with 500 lashes and five years in prison after appearing in a gay video.
31 October 2010Gay synagogue was target of Yemeni exploding packages plot 5 A lesbian and gay Jewish congregation in Chicago was the target of one of the explosive-laden packages intercepted on route from Yemen, a Rabbi has claimed.
22 October 2010Iraqi LGBT celebrates fifth birthday with London charity night + Aid group Iraqi LGBT is to hold a fundraising night in central London next week.
21 October 2010Same-sex couple for Israeli Dancing With the Stars 6 Israel's version of Dancing With the Stars is to include a same-sex couple for the first time.
20 October 2010Israel’s only gay MP speaks out for marriage on visit to London 8 Nitzan Horowitz, the first openly gay politician to be elected to the Israeli Knesset (Parliament), is a man on a mission.