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Pro-Palestine protesters march outside GLAAD Media awards: ‘In honor of our Queer history’

Several famous drag queens protested one of the biggest LGBTQ+ advocacy organizations in the world over the weekend. Here's why.

Hunter Schafer arrested at pro-Palestine rally protesting Joe Biden on 'Late Night'

Euphoria star Hunter Schafer was arrested at a rally protesting Joe Biden's continued support of Israel's war with Hamas as the death toll in Gaza climbs.

LGBTQ+ athletes call for ceasefire in Gaza, end to 'bombing campaigns funded by the U.S.'

LGBTQ+ athletes are calling for a ceasefire in Gaza, condemning the use of U.S. tax dollars to support Israel's military campaign over the issues directly impacting Americans.

LGBTQ+ group pulls Biden endorsement over 'perilous' handling of Israel-Hamas war

The Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club in San Francisco has rescinded its endorsement of President Joe Biden for the March primary.

7 images of ACT UP NY taking to the streets at a queer Palestine rally saying ‘SILENCE=DEATH’

As the death toll in Gaza continues to climb, the prominent AIDS activist group is using its platforms to demand an end to the violence.

It’s time for women to lead the world to peace

Men have led us to war, death, and destruction. It's time for a new way.

Libs of TikTok's Chaya Raichik Threatens Anti-Defamation League Over Extremist Label

The creator of Libs of TikTok demands her name be removed from ADL’s “Glossary of Extremism.”

Gay Jewish Lawmaker's Apartment Targeted With Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Maryland Delegate Joe Vogel’s vandalized residence reflects a grim ripple effect as experts warn of escalating inter-community conflicts with the ongoing Middle East turmoil.

President Joe Biden Interrupted by Israel-Hamas War Protester During LGBTQ+ Rights Speech

Protester’s message on Middle East tensions momentarily disrupted the president’s address.

Biden Champions LGBTQ+ Rights Amidst Global Challenges in Keynote Speech

The president and first lady address discrimination in global human rights and urge unity against hate at the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner.

Rachel Maddow Blasts Elon Musk's X for Misinformation Amid Israel-Hamas War

Rachel Maddow called out design flaws on X, as misinformation and dubious account promotions fuel the Israel-Gaza War discourse.

Israeli Politician Suggests Doctors Could Deny Care to LGBTQ+ People

Advocates fear the incoming government will roll back LGBTQ+ rights.

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Gay Palestinian Man Beheaded After Receiving Death Threats

Ahmad Abu Marhia had been living in Israel while awaiting asylum in Canada.

New Zealand, Israel Take Steps Against Conversion Therapy

New Zealand passes a law banning use of the practice on minors and certain others, while Israel issues rules barring medical professionals from offering it.

An Inclusive Doritos Ad Has Led to Boycott Calls in Israel

The ad created to celebrate the country's Family Day includes various versions of families, including two same-sex couples.

Same-Sex Couples in Israel Will Soon Have Access to Surrogacy

Beginning next week, access to having children through a surrogate will be extended to include same-sex couples.

Text Message Tells LGBTQ+ Israelis Repent or Die

"You deserve severe punishment, death and deportation from Israel," the message reads.

Israel Allows Queer Men to Give Blood, U.S. Keeps Antigay Policy

The current policy of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration assumes the sex lives of gay and bisexual men are inherently riskier than others.

Israel is Considering a Bill to Ban Conversion Therapy

The bill would make the torturous practice illegal countrywide, but it's since been put on hold to make it more "moderate" to appease the opposition.  

Israeli Rabbi: COVID-19 Is Nature's 'Revenge' Against Pride Parades

Rabbi Meir Mazuz claimed only "Arab countries that don't have this evil inclination" will be spared from the global pandemic.