Thousands attend the annual Gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv, June 13, 2014. (photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
In a landmark civil rights case coinciding with the 2015 “Tel Aviv Loves All Genders” themed Tel Aviv Pride Week, the National Labor Court determined employees may not be discriminated against based on their gender identity.
The historic recognition of a community vastly marginalized within Israeli society came as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged the LGBT movement’s struggles for equality.
“The struggle for every person to be recognized as equal before the law is a long struggle, and there is still a long way to go,” Netanyahu wrote Wednesday in a Facebook post in honor of Pride Week, noting that he is proud Israel is “among the most open countries in the world”…