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Homophobic rabbi sues two gay councillors … for exposing exposing his homophobia
1 month ago

Homophobic rabbi sues two gay councillors … for exposing exposing his homophobia

THE appointment of Plancy, above, to the post of Hertsmere’s Mayor ignited a row that culminated a lawsuit launched by the rabbi against two borough councillors who led a campaign …
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‘Circus of Books’: Even the Owner of an Iconic Gay Porn Shop Battled Her Own Homophobia
8 months ago

‘Circus of Books’: Even the Owner of an Iconic Gay Porn Shop Battled Her Own Homophobia

THE Netflix documentary Circus of Books is many things. It’s a portrait of a family, an era, a culture, a business, and a battle against homophobia.  With its scattered approach, …
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New York rabbi conducts his first gay wedding
11 months ago

New York rabbi conducts his first gay wedding

WRITING for the Jewish Standard  last year, Avram Mlotek, a New York rabbi affiliated with a progressive wing of Orthodox Judaism, said ‘I understand that Jewish law views kiddushin, the …
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Gay London Mayor slaps down homophobic Tory councillor
12 months ago

Gay London Mayor slaps down homophobic Tory councillor

According to the Hackney Citizen, Aron Klein, a Stamford Hill Tory councillor who caused a furore last week after saying ‘No thank you’ to LGBT education, as well as singling …
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