News and updates about LGBT

NYC Dyke March deletes, apologizes for post saying Jews welcome

Organizers of 'Dykes Against Genocide' march apologize for post that accused Israel of genocide but also acknowledged October 7 massacre, says it is fully committed to 'Palestinian liberation.'

NYC Dyke March deletes, apologizes for post saying Jews welcome

Doctors Protecting Children:

'Stop pushing gender-change treatments for children'

A statement by the American College of Pediatricians called for medical professionals to stop prescribing gender-change treatments or procedures for children uncomfortable with their gender.

'Stop pushing gender-change treatments for children'

Rabbi Mazuz:

Why do Arabs not hold 'Pride Parades'?

Rabbi Meir Mazuz urges all Pride Parades canceled: 'It is all about abominations, it is all about repulsiveness, it is all filth, it is all stupidity, it is all ignorance, it is all foolishness.'

Why do Arabs not hold 'Pride Parades'?

Supreme Court:

Lesbian partners can both register as 'mother'

A new decision rules that two women wishing to raise a child together may both be listed on official documents as the parents, instead of only the biological mother.

Lesbian partners can both register as 'mother'

Hate crimes surge in Toronto

The chief of police of Toronto has reported nearly 50% increase in hate crimes in the city over 2023.

Hate crimes surge in Toronto

Russian Supreme Court outlaws pro-LGBTQ activism

Ruling accepts Russsian government's position that LGBTQ activists are an 'extremist movement' in latest step in anti-LGBTQ crackdown.

Russian Supreme Court outlaws pro-LGBTQ activism

California law could make parents lose LGBT children

A new bill in California would allow the government to remove children from parents who do not affirm the child's gender choice.

California law could make parents lose LGBT children

Man identifies as woman, receives pregnancy medication advice

A man identifying as a woman was sent healthcare information on how to reduce risk during pregnancy.

Man identifies as woman, receives pregnancy medication advice

Group challenges psychologists over child transgender treatment

Family advocacy group demands an open forum on why psychologists are supporting gender reassignment for children.

Group challenges psychologists over child transgender treatment

Canadian parents demand end to LGBT curriculum in schools

A mass protest in September will call for an end to government-backed gender education.

Canadian parents demand end to LGBT curriculum in schools

Government opposes LGBT adoption in Supreme Court case

The Justice and Welfare Ministers submitted a statement that there was no way to allow same-sex couples to adopt.

Government opposes LGBT adoption in Supreme Court case

Canadian Muslims continue campaign against LGBT curriculum

The Canadian Islamic community has called on Christian and Jewish communities to join them in protesting LGBT education.

Canadian Muslims continue campaign against LGBT curriculum

Kindergarten teachers prevented from opposing LGBT materials

A teacher who claimed there was no reason to teach kindergartners about same-sex households was removed from a discussion on the topic.

Kindergarten teachers prevented from opposing LGBT materials

'Leave Our Kids Alone!'

Muslims protest LGBT movement in Canada

Muslim parents marched through Mississauga in protest against LGBT messaging in schools.

Muslims protest LGBT movement in Canada

Kosher baker rejects synagogue’s order for 'pride' treats

Kosher baker experiences boycotts, 'obnoxious' visits after refusing to create 'pride' treats for synagogue.

Kosher baker rejects synagogue’s order for 'pride' treats

'Violent attack on tolerance'

Man sets truck with LGBT flags on fire

A fire broke out in Hod Hasharon after a man attempted to burn a stack of Pride flags in a contractor's car.

Man sets truck with LGBT flags on fire

Michigan passes bill to criminalize 'misgendering'

A bill passed by the state legislature could make using the wrong pronouns punishable by a fine of up to $10,000.

Michigan passes bill to criminalize 'misgendering'

Anti-LGBT rally organizer: 'We fight for the truth'

One of the organizers of the anti-LGBT rally in Mitzpe Ramon tells what made the rally so important to so many people.

Anti-LGBT rally organizer: 'We fight for the truth'

'Family values' rally held in Mitzpe Ramon ahead of Pride Parade

A rally promoting traditional family values held in what has become one of the LGBT epicenters of Israel.

'Family values' rally held in Mitzpe Ramon ahead of Pride Parade

Anti-LGBT Rabbi threatened, security detail assigned to him

A Rabbi planning to speak at a counterprotest to the Mitzpe Ramon Pride Parade has been threatened to the point of needing armed security.

Anti-LGBT Rabbi threatened, security detail assigned to him

Nonprofit demands Schneider Hospital remove Pride flags

The nonprofit Choosing Family informed Schneider Hospital that the rainbow flags were an affront to numerous patients.

Nonprofit demands Schneider Hospital remove Pride flags

Religious musician:

'LGBT issue won't be solved if we treat it like a war'

Singer denounces harsh language leveled at LGBT people, says tolerance and understanding are key to discussing alternative inclinations.

'LGBT issue won't be solved if we treat it like a war'

Nonprofit offers new kind of 'conversion therapy'

The Hosen nonprofit organization days that 'hundreds of gender inclinations have been changed to make normal families.'

Nonprofit offers new kind of 'conversion therapy'

Minnesota preacher: 'Jesus had two dads'

A church in Minnesota held a service focused on 'the Sparkle Creed' and incorporating numerous LGBT principles.

Minnesota preacher: 'Jesus had two dads'

“Pride Month,” huh? Proud of what?

Pride Month? Take pride that our Torah gave an immoral world a glimpse of morality. LGBT etc. deserve compassion, not a stage Op-ed.

“Pride Month,” huh? Proud of what?

UTJ MK: 'I spoke against the LGBT movement, not any one person'

MK Yitzhak Pindrus explains his declaration that the LGBT movement is 'the most dangerous thing facing Israel today."

UTJ MK: 'I spoke against the LGBT movement, not any one person'

Responding to haredi MK:

Lapid puts on a kippah, quotes from the Bible

Opposition leader Yair Lapid quotes from the Bible, slams MK Pindrus' statement that LGBT movement is 'most dangerous' to Israel.

Lapid puts on a kippah, quotes from the Bible

Haredi MK: 'LGBT movement more dangerous to country than ISIS'

'We must not only prevent pride parade but prevent this entire movement,' MK Yitzhak Pindrus says.

Haredi MK: 'LGBT movement more dangerous to country than ISIS'

A simple protest - because, pride lobby, Torah is not changing

In the Orthodox coddling of LGBT in its ranks, the emperor has no clothes! He is not wearing alternative garb, he is distorting Torah! Op-ed

A simple protest -  because, pride lobby, Torah is not changing

Arab entices LGBT Israelis to meet, abandons them in PA village

A PA Arab allegedly opened a fictitious profile on dating site, lured gay men to meet, assaulted them and stole their cars.

Arab entices LGBT Israelis to meet, abandons them in PA village

Poll: Support for transgenderism on the decline in the US

Most Americans say it is not morally acceptable to change genders, vast majority believe athletes should compete as gender they were born as

Poll: Support for transgenderism on the decline in the US

'No, you're a homophobe'

Family values organization explains why accusations of homophobia do not deter them.

'No, you're a homophobe'

Unprecedented:

Israeli hospital to hospitalize gay men in maternity ward

'Fathers for Justice' spokeswoman urges women not to give birth at Beilinson, after hospital promises to admit gay men to maternity wards.

Israeli hospital to hospitalize gay men in maternity ward

Alleged Colorado nightclub shooter ran neo-Nazi website

Mass shooter who murdered 5 at LGBT nightclub ran neo-Nazi site which included video of synagogue, mosque shootings.

Alleged Colorado nightclub shooter ran neo-Nazi website

Gay pride?

Uproar as Arab-Israeli soccer team refuses to wear LGBT colors

Team management responds to criticism: 'There needs to be sensitivity to Arab society and its values.'

Uproar as Arab-Israeli soccer team refuses to wear LGBT colors

LGBT issues:

Survey reveals divide within Religious-Zionist community

Most mainstream Religious-Zionists would accept those identifying as LGBT into schools and synagogues, haredi-Zionists would not.

Survey reveals divide within Religious-Zionist community

Report:

US Rep. George Santos participated in drag shows

According to former associates, the conservative representative participated in multiple shows in Brazil in the early 2000s.

US Rep. George Santos participated in drag shows

Following criticism

Gay Knesset Speaker: May I never fail in hatred

MK Amir Ohana responds to recent criticism directed at him by rabbis.

Gay Knesset Speaker: May I never fail in hatred

Ben-Gvir calls for religious exemption for discrimination laws

After Israeli printing house fined for refusing commission for gay parade flyers, rightist MKs push for exemption from discrimination laws.

Ben-Gvir calls for religious exemption for discrimination laws

'Homophobe' - Dozens of mayors, Likud MKs to boycott Avi Maoz

Officials from across the political divide have surprised the forming coalition by vowing to boycott Maoz in the Knesset.

'Homophobe' - Dozens of mayors, Likud MKs to boycott Avi Maoz

World Cup 'rainbow' man: I stood up for Iranian women

Italian protester who ran out on soccer field during a World Cup match in Qatar says he did it for LGBT people and will likely do it again.

World Cup 'rainbow' man: I stood up for Iranian women

Netanyahu: Jerusalem pride parade will not be cancelled

Netanyahu pushes back on MK Avi Maoz's promise to cancel the LGBT parade in Jerusalem: 'Pride Parade will continue.'

Netanyahu: Jerusalem pride parade will not be cancelled

LGBT activist: Noam party is the 'Enemy of the State'

An activist in the gay community says she is 'afraid' to walk the streets now that a right-wing government has been elected to office.

LGBT activist: Noam party is the 'Enemy of the State'

FIFA ban driving sales of LGBT armbands?

The 'OneLove' armbands are the hottest product on the market following Qatar's dismissal of the human rights gesture.

FIFA ban driving sales of LGBT armbands?

FIFA bans LGBT armbands at World Cup

England, Wales, and other European nations have been warned that wearing the OneLove symbol will result in severe penalties.

FIFA bans LGBT armbands at World Cup

Gay PA man beheaded in Hebron

The man had sought asylum in pre-'67 Israel and had been living n Tel Aviv..

Gay PA man beheaded in Hebron

Op-ed:

1600 signatures do not kosher YU Pride Alliance

Signatures cannot override Torah prohibitions and in any event, 1600 out of 70,000 students and alumni is not an impressive result. Op-ed.

1600 signatures do not kosher YU Pride Alliance

No, YU shouldn’t 'love' proud LGBT students

YU is beyond the pale in accepting the public flaunting of LGBT behavior, unequivocally prohibited by the Torah. Op-ed.

No, YU shouldn’t 'love' proud LGBT students

Orthodox Jewish school in Brooklyn asks trans teacher to leave

Trans teacher ousted from position at Jewish day school in Brooklyn mulling law suit against former employer.

Orthodox Jewish school in Brooklyn asks trans teacher to leave

Likud MK

'Under our government there won't be any anti-LGBT legislation'

Former Likud Justice Minister tells press that he prefers the ant-LGBT Noam party over parties that also oppose a Jewish state

'Under our government there won't be any anti-LGBT legislation'

A mother's story:

"Saving Kids from the Gender Cult"

Erin Friday's daughter identified as "trans" when she was 10 years old. Benjamin Boyce speaks with her in a new video podcast.

"Saving Kids from the Gender Cult"

Can Yeshiva University withstand push for LGBT student club?

The predominant modern-orthodox facility in the US may have a hard time making its case due to its classification as a secular institution.

Can Yeshiva University withstand push for LGBT student club?

LGBT parade

Lapid will be first PM to participate in LGBT event in Israel

Prime Minister Lapid will participate in the event to mark the 20th anniversary of 'Israel Gay Youth.'

Lapid will be first PM to participate in LGBT event in Israel

Lesbian turned down by apartment owner sues - and loses

Apartment owner insists each person may do as he wishes with his property, as LGBT pair sue claiming 'racism.'

Lesbian turned down by apartment owner sues - and loses

Will the Supreme Court save kosher cell phone packages?

"All you will be remembered for is your war against us," haredi Knesset member says of Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel.

Will the Supreme Court save kosher cell phone packages?

Rabbis speak out against LGBT weddings at Psagot winery

Rabbis of Binyamin Region towns protest LGBT weddings taking place at Psagot Winery. 'Spiritual assimilation.'

Rabbis speak out against LGBT weddings at Psagot winery

LGBT graffiti accuses outspoken rabbi of being a 'Nazi'

Activists tore down anti-pride posters in advance of Mitzpe Ramon's "pride" parade on Friday.

LGBT graffiti accuses outspoken rabbi of being a 'Nazi'

Pew poll reveals Americans' surprising takes on transgenderism

Rise in number of Americans who say gender is determined by sex at birth, nearly 60% support trans athletes competing as birth gender.

Pew poll reveals Americans' surprising takes on transgenderism

Rabbi Levinstein:

'Stand tall, don't be afraid of the LGBT movement'

"This flag behind me is afraid of the flag of truth, the flag of Torah," Rabbi Levinstein says in video.

'Stand tall, don't be afraid of the LGBT movement'

Rabbis call to boycott cell phone company over LGBT support

Communications company Partner promises elective holiday in June, new category for LGBT videos, prompting prominent rabbis to respond.

Rabbis call to boycott cell phone company over LGBT support