Palestine

LGBTI Rights in Palestine


ADDED ON: 07/18/2020

Tahini: The food at the center of an Arab gay rights battle

When Julia Zaher, the owner of a company that makes some of the most popular tahini in Israel, made a donation to an Israeli gay rights group recently, she saw it as…

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ADDED ON: 03/19/2020

‘It’s not safe for them’: Coronavirus lockdowns putting LGBT+ people at risk across Middle East

Coronavirus-induced isolation and lockdowns are putting LGBT+ people in the Middle East at risk, campaigners have warned. Many individuals are – or, due to money worries, fear becoming – trapped with family…

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ADDED ON: 02/24/2020

Zionist Left Campaign Lures Arab LGBT Voters

The Labor-Gesher-Meretz list on Monday launched an ad targeting the LGBT community inside Israeli-Arab society, in an attempt to appeal to liberal voters affiliated with the Joint Arab List. The ad takes…

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ADDED ON: 09/21/2019

The Plight of the LGBT Community in the Palestinian Authority and Muslim Countries

The Palestinian Authority (PA)’s violent treatment of the gay community under its rule offers a gloomy reminder of this community’s difficult situation in most Muslim countries. On August 18, the PA barred…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2019

TOP PA DIPLOMAT IN UK DENIES DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LGBTQ IN THE WEST BANK

In August, the Palestinian Authority banned the LGBTQ group Al-Qaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society from carrying out any activity in the West Bank. A prominent Palestinian diplomat in…

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ADDED ON: 08/22/2019

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group

A Palestinian gay and transgender rights group vowed on Monday to continue its activities after the Palestinian Authority police barred the group from holding events in the West Bank and threatened to…

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ADDED ON: 08/20/2019

PA BANS LGBTQ ACTIVITIES IN WEST BANK

The Palestinian Authority banned members of the Palestinian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community from carrying out any activities in the West Bank. The ban came after the grassroots group…

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ADDED ON: 06/08/2019

‘If nothing changes, I’ll kill myself’: The horrific plight of LGBT+ asylum seekers in Russia

“Russia is the last place I wanted to end up,” says Ahmet, 25. “But I don’t have a choice – it is either this or death.” Ahmet, originally from Gaza, was never…

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ADDED ON: 02/06/2018

Top French Chef Teaches Israeli LGBTI Teens How to Cook

The head chef of the French Presidential Palace, Guillaume Gomez, led a very special cookery class yesterday. Gomez was visiting the French ambassador’s resident in Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel. He was in…

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