Man arrested for planning ‘terror attack’ at Tel Aviv Pride parade

By : Michael K. Lavers OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Israeli police on June 3 arrested a man who allegedly threatened to carry out a “terror attack” during this week’s Tel Aviv Pride parade.

The Times of Israel reported the 20-year-old man from Bnei Brak, a primarily ultra-Orthodox city that is located a few miles east of Tel Aviv, made the threat on his Facebook page. The newspaper said the man wrote in Hebrew, “Who’s coming with me to carry out a terror attack at the Pride march?”

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Tel Aviv to hold first bisexual-themed Pride parade

By : Michael K. Lavers OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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The first bisexual-themed Pride parade in the world will take place in Tel Aviv in June.

The Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, which fully sponsors the city’s annual Pride parade, on Tuesday announced that this year’s theme is “bisexuality visibility.” A press release said officials expect more than 200,000 people will attend the parade that is scheduled to take place on June 9.

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