It’s part of the city’s challenge to the Israeli government, the religious bureaucracy, and the country’s outdated marriage laws.
Campaigners are alleging TLVFest, a state-sponsored LGBTQ+ film festival, is an act of "pinkwashing" to cover Israel's human rights violations.
An official told the parents that the bureaucracy requires that one identify as a mother, “like a normal couple.”
The attack follows a recent spike in homophobic incidents.
“I think you’re a family if you live together and love together.”
“I’m supposed to go into battle knowing that I’m a second class citizen, only because I’m gay. That I’m good enough to die for this country, but not good enough to be an equal-rights citizen.”