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Israel's LGBT Community Calls for Strike After Surrogacy Bill Defeat

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blocked a legal change on Wednesday that would have given gay men the right to become parents, sparking protests by the nation's LGBT community and calls for strike action next weekend. Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak took to twitter to blast Netanyahu, who was reported in Israeli media last weekend to have pledged to back a legal amendment to add same-sex couples to a surrogacy bill. The bill was designed to allow single women and women...

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