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Watch: Jordan Peterson banned from Twitter for 'anti-gay slur'

Twitter took notice when the renown philosopher and conservative activist irked the gay community over a controversial post.

Watch: Jordan Peterson banned from Twitter for 'anti-gay slur' player

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'

Rabbi David Fendel: 'It's like proudly proclaiming: I'm an adulterer'

Rabbi Fendel comes to the defense of Rabbi Kustiner, protesting brazen actions of LGBT organizations.

'It's like proudly proclaiming: I'm an adulterer'

Technion rabbi criticizes student LGBT party & is condemned

Party, held on eve of Holocaust Memorial Day, was "crass & insolent," wrote Rabbi Dukov. Faculty distances itself from his comments.

Technion rabbi criticizes student LGBT party & is condemned

Israel to provide free couples counseling - but only for LGBTs

Welfare Ministry working with LGBT association to provide free legal counseling, couples counseling, parenting classes, and more - to LGBTs.

Israel to provide free couples counseling - but only for LGBTs

Member of Rishon Lezion council: 'Don't let gay lecturers into schools'

Shas party representative in Rishon Lezion slams allowing LGBTs to lecture in educational institutions. Mayor: 'Saddened and horrified.'

Member of Rishon Lezion council: 'Don't let gays into schools'

Smotrich: 'LGBT community has been silencing people for years'

Pride parade was partially responsible for current coronavirus wave - and there's no reason not to say that, MK Smotrich says.

Smotrich: 'LGBT community has been silencing people for years'

MK Aryeh Deri: 'Health Minister Horowitz concerned with gender changes - not pandemic'

Shas chief slams Health Minister for promising to shorten wait times for sex change operations - instead of focusing on pandemic and health.

'Health Minister concerned with gender changes - not pandemic'

California professor apologizes for saying 'pregnant women'

'It was not my intention to offend anyone, the worst thing i can do as a human being is be offensive,' professor says.

California professor apologizes for saying 'pregnant women'

Health Ministry to allow Supreme Court to rule on surrogacy

Government admits no chance of amending Surrogacy Law, requests Supreme Court rule on the issue in its place.

Health Ministry to allow Supreme Court to rule on surrogacy

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: A family is a mother and father - nothing else

'We need to stand firm about the right to say that a family is a mother and father, nothing else,' Tzfat rabbi says.

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: A family is a mother and father

Israeli embassies fly the rainbow flag for pride month

Embassies worldwide follow the example set by the Foreign Ministry earlier in the week.

Israeli embassies fly the rainbow flag for pride month

Rabbi Tzvi Tau: Go out to protest today's Jerusalem Pride Parade

Rabbi Tau will himself be attending: 4pm at the Chords Bridge

Rabbi Tau: Go out to protest today's Pride Paradeplayer

'Parent 1' & 'Parent 2' replace 'Father' & 'Mother' on Justice Ministry documents

Justice Minister says: "These parents & their families are families in all respects."

'Parent 1' & 'Parent 2' replace Father & Mother on gov't forms

Arutz Sheva Poll: Religious Zionists' attitude on LGBT rights

Majority supports integration into society, open to unity, understanding & cooperation but opposes LGBT Rabbis and prayer leaders

Arutz Sheva Poll: Religious Zionists' attitude on LGBT rights

Tahini manufacturer under fire from Arabs for donating to Israeli LGBT organization

Arab Israeli tahini company that donated money to LGBT rights group faces boycott.

Tahini company under fire for donating to Israeli LGBT group

President Reuven Rivlin: 'Being gay not a disease requiring treatment"

President Rivlin chastises Rabbi Dror Aryeh, head of Sderot yeshiva, for attacking comments he made in support of the LGBT community.

Rivlin: 'Being gay not a disease requiring treatment"

Avi Nissenkorn: I'll push law to allow gay men to use surrogates

Justice Min. Nissenkorn promises to push changes allowing single men, gays, to use surrogate mothers.

Justice Minister promises to change surrogacy law

Choosing Family: Hanging 'pride' banner outside US Embassy 'not to the benefit of society'

Pro-family group pens letter to US Ambassador Friedman, requesting he support family values, remove LGBT banner.

Hanging 'pride' banner 'not to the benefit of society'

Over 15,000 shekels donated to aid printing house which fell victim of LGBT lawsuit

Private initiative collects over 15,000 to help printing house. 'People realize that if this isn't stopped, coercion will choke us all.'

Over 15,000 shekels donated to victim of LGBT lawsuit

Left making use of LGBTQ community for political gain

A social activist discussed his recent interview with an Arab MK who called for "conversion therapy" for LGBTQ community.

Left making use of LGBTQ community for political gain

Electric company: We'll give 30,000 shekel grant to LGBTs undergoing surrogacy

Israel Electric Corporation promises: LGBT employees undergoing surrogacy will receive gift of tens of thousands of shekels.

Electric company: We'll give 30,000 shekel grant to LGBTs

Air Canada switches to gender-neutral terms

In effort to ensure customers are 'comfortable and respected,' airline ditches traditional 'ladies and gentlemen' greeting.

Air Canada switches to gender-neutral terms

Where do Israeli parties stand on gay marriage?

LGBT Task Force asks Israeli parties for their positions on gay marriage and other issues ahead of second 2019 election.

Where do Israeli parties stand on gay marriage?

Israeli Arabs indicted for attempted honor killing of gay teen

Three Arab men charged in connection with stabbing attack on gay Israeli Arab teen in apparent honor killing attempt.

Israeli Arabs indicted for attempted honor killing of gay teen

Liberman: I'm opposed to gay parades in haredi areas'

Following the exposure of a video in which Liberman says he's opposed to gay parades, he defends himself from calls of 'homophobe.'

Liberman: I'm opposed to gay parades in haredi areas'

Haifa: No LGBT flags in municipal buildings

Haifa mayor ban 'identity' symbols from municipal offices, centers.

Haifa: No LGBT flags in municipal buildings

Dozens protest Ashdod 'pride' parade

Resident warns: 'We cannot allow ourselves to be afraid' of the 'violent' pro-LGBT discourse.

Dozens protest Ashdod 'pride' parade

Leftists blame Rabbi Peretz for stabbing of LGBTQ teenager

Although the Arab youth was stabbed by his brother due to his sexual orientation, a Labor MK places the blame on the Education Minister.

Leftists blame Rabbi Peretz for stabbing of LGBTQ teenager

Jerusalem chief rabbi calls on gays to 'overcome' homosexuality

Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Jerusalem Shlomo Amar says homosexual lifestyle incompatible with Judaism, calls on gays to 'overcome their lust.'

Jerusalem chief rabbi calls on gays to 'overcome' homosexualityplayer

Rosh Ha'ayin politician slammed for exposing LGBTQ event

Rosh Ha'ayin Deputy Mayor warns parents that a city event with activities for children is actually an LGBTQ event.

Rosh Ha'ayin politician slammed for exposing LGBTQ event

Rights, fights, and equal rights - LGBTQ and the Straight

Rights, fights, and equal rights - LGBTQ and the Straight

'They're trying to silence the rabbis'

Rabbi Shlomo Amar defends Education Min. Rabbi Peretz, says there's a push to 'close the rabbis' mouths.'

'They're trying to silence the rabbis'

Hundreds protest Rafi Peretz's gay conversion therapy comments

Ex-PM Ehud Barak joins LGBT activists at protest against Education Minister Rafi Peretz's support for gay conversion therapy.

Hundreds protest Rafi Peretz's gay conversion therapy comments

NC House candidate wants to support freedom of religion

North Carolina House candidate invoked Oskar Schindler while pushing to ensure freedom of religion.

NC House candidate wants to support freedom of religion

Jerusalem mayor: 'Sorry you feel hurt, we'll remove LGBT flags'

Jerusalem mayor will remove LGBT flags - after the pride parade. Pro-family Jerusalemite: 'Are my family and I second-class citizens?'

Jerusalem mayor: 'Sorry you feel hurt, we'll remove LGBT flags'

Supreme Court throws out pro-family group's appeal

Hazon, a pro-family group, points out that 'freedom of expression' applies only to those supporting 'dad and dad.'

Supreme Court throws out pro-family group's appeal

Jerusalem rabbi: LGBT flags insult the public

Jerusalem's Rabbi Aryeh Stern explains why he requested Mayor Moshe Lion avoid hanging LGBT flags in the city.

Jerusalem rabbi: LGBT flags insult the public

Religious Jewish women no longer able to swim at London pond

Orthodox Jews protest opening of women-only London pond to trans swimmers when a mixed gender option is available.

Religious Jewish women no longer able to swim at London pond

'Netanyahu refuses to commit to LGBT agenda'

Representatives of LGBT community disappointed after meeting with PM Netanyahu ends without pledge to raise pro-LGBT legislation.

'Netanyahu refuses to commit to LGBT agenda'