Thanks to a "double testing" system, men who have sex with men will soon be allowed to donate blood without a period of abstinence.
Elska magazine meets the men of Israel's idyllic metropolis Haifa.
The liberal nation still has a backwards policy on parenting by LGBT people.
Israel's event, the largest Pride parade in the Middle East and Asia, addresses an oft-stigmatized part of the LGBT population.
Saar Maoz is a gay Israeli man living in London because he was exiled from his family when he come out decades ago. Almost 20 years later, his family is taking the giant step towards acceptance.
To combat the president's anti-environmental policies and raise awareness of the shrinking Dead Sea, Jean-Michel Jarre plans an all-night concert at that spot shared by Israel, Jordan and Palestinians.
Hecklers took aim at David Friedman, the nominee for ambassador to Israel, during a hearing at which he apologized for comparing liberal American Jews to Jews who aided the Nazis in the Holocaust.