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Lesbian officer praises IDF, denies ‘pinkwashing’

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Published: 9 July 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

For gay soldiers, IDF seen as ‘more progressive’ than the state – Judah Ari Gross – The Times of Israel 05.07.16
According to the Israel Defence Forces, Cpt. Sharon Ogen is the mother of a baby boy. According to the State of Israel, however, she isn’t.
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It might not have been love at first sight for Shoshana Dembitz and Abigail Grafton, but after 18 years together, the couple are enjoying their right to make their relationship official. ‘The Aquarian Minyan’s motto is about finding the rebbe in each of us, and it allows you to find your own creativity and your own spiritual voice and contribute that to the community.’ [Includes video 3:58]

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