Netanyahu refuses to commit to LGBT agenda

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04/07/2019

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu hosted a group of representatives of the LGBT community at the Prime Minister’s Residence on Sunday. The meeting was also attended by the Prime Minister’s wife, Sara Netanyahu, Minister of Social Equality Gila Gamliel, and Likud MKs Yoav Kish and Amir Ohana. Ohana is the first openly gay lawmaker to represent the Likud in the Knesset. During the meeting, the representatives asked Netanyahu to commit himself to promoting equality for LBGT citizens following the elections on Tuesday. The prime minister reportedly refused their request.

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