Tag Archive | Israel

Watch: Tel Aviv Comes Out

Watch: Tel Aviv Comes Out

In light of the recent events taking place between Israel and Gaza, an interesting documentary by the BBC World Service may now be more relevant than ever when it comes to the debate surrounding Israel’s promotion of LGBT rights and accusations by its critics of ‘pinkwashing’. 

Competition: Tickets to ‘Jean Genet’ @ Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

Competition: Tickets to ‘Jean Genet’ @ Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

EILE Magazine continues its coverage of this year’s International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival by offering a lucky reader two tickets to see the European premiere of Israel’s Jean Genet, Son of a Bitch, running at the Outhouse Theatre. “You think I’m evil? So be it. I am! But now you will have to accept me […]

Weekend Round-Up: 13-19 January

Weekend Round-Up: 13-19 January

What a week it has been! There has been no shortage of LGBT-related news at home and abroad, but don’t worry if you missed any of it. EILE‘s Weekend Round-Up is here to let you look back over the week’s content. 

Israel Honours Gay Holocaust Victims

Israel Honours Gay Holocaust Victims

A memorial was unveiled recently in Tel Aviv, which specifically commemorates the some 15,000 LGBT victims of the Holocaust. Inscribed in both Hebrew and English, it is the first memorial of its kind in Israel, yet joins similar memorials in such cities as San Francisco, Amsterdam and Berlin. The concrete, triangle-shaped memorial stone was unveiled at […]

British LGBT Rights Activist to be Deported, Banned from Entering Israel for 10 Years

British LGBT Rights Activist to be Deported, Banned from Entering Israel for 10 Years

A British LGBT rights and political activist, Gary Spedding, has been detained at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport upon arrival from the UK, and is expected to be deported later today. He has also been told that he faces a 10-year ban on entering Israel. Spedding, 23, arrived at Ben Gurion Airport at 4pm local time […]

Weekend Round-Up: 6-15 December

Weekend Round-Up: 6-15 December

Another week over, another week packed with news and stories affecting the LGBT community! If you missed any of it, pop on the kettle and catch up here with a round-up of the last seven days’ coverage on EILE Magazine

Israeli LGBTs Take to Social Media to Protest Rights Bills Blocking

Israeli LGBTs Take to Social Media to Protest Rights Bills Blocking

The LGBT community in Israel have taken to social media in their thousands to voice their anger over the blocking of two bills regarding LGBT rights by the Israeli parliament, the Knesset. The Facebook page, titled “להט”בים דורשים שיוויון” (LGBTs Require Equality) was established by Yonatan Vanunu on December 10, and has already gained over […]