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Posts tagged ‘LGBT’

6ocn: LGBTQ oppression

yesterday evening (monday 19th), 6.14-6.16pm (repeated 12.20am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news (presented by charles carroll) includes …

Gay activists in the West Bank have been threatened online after the Palestinian police announced a ban on their cxampaigns and meetings, and called for help to arrest them. The prohibition of the main local LGBTQ group was announced despite the Palestinian Authority having signed up to various international human rights treaties.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

• activist mohammed abu ramilla

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Sunday: LGBT Jewish pupils

this morning (sunday 9rh), 7.16-7.23am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“The Chief Rabbi has issued guidance for Orthodox Jewish schools on how to protect and improve the lives of LGBT pupils.”

including interviews with …
joe hyman
• journalist angela epstein
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HH: Uzi Even

yesterday evening (sunday 24th), 10.47-10.55pm, on bbc world service radio
gay rights in the israeli army (presented by max pearson) (in the the history hour series)

including interview of • nuclear expert former colonel and former mk uzi even by • mike lanchin
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Gay interfaith

this morning (sunday 22nd), 9.32-10.00am, on bbc world service radio
wrestling with god (presented by david baker) (in the heart and soul series)

“David Baker is a practising and proud Jew. He is also gay and in the eyes of many of his fellow Jews the two cannot go together.
He has been to meet fellow Jews and Muslims who have had to wrestle with their faith, explore the teachings and scriptures and argue with God to come to a place in their lives where their sexuality does not preclude them from being faithful.”

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LGBT Jews and Muslims

last sunday morning (16th october), 9.32-10.00am, on bbc world service radio
wrestling with god (presented by marco werman) (in the heart and soul series)

David Baker is a practising and proud Jew. He is also gay and in the eyes of many of his fellow Jews the two cannot go together.
He has had to wrestle with these two sides to his identity leading to many hours of praying and soul searching, exploring whether he could still remain within his faith. Just after the Orlando shootings in June he was invited to the Iftar, the fast breaking meal in Islam, alongside LGBT Muslims and it was there that he realised that Jews and Muslims have more in common than he had first thought.”

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