ADDED ON: 07/17/2018

LGBT Activists Block Tel Aviv Road to Protest Government’s Surrogacy Law

07/16/2018 | Jerusalem Post

“The government’s surrogacy law is the first law in decades that aims directly to harm the gay community,” activists said. LGBT activists blocked traffic on King George Street, one of Tel Aviv’s main thoroughfares, and demonstrated in front of the city’s Likud party headquarters in protest against a string of proposed laws that the activists claim discriminate against gays, lesbians, and transgender individuals, Israeli media reported Monday. Foremost among the proposed legislation is the surrogacy bill, which denies gay couples state-supported surrogacy. The Knesset is expected to hold a final vote on the bill Monday.

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