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Israel court: Surrogacy for same-sex couples should be allowed
2021-07-11

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On July 11, Israel's High Court of Justice ruled hat the state must allow same-sex couples and single men to become parents through surrogacy, after the government said last week that passing a law to this effect was politically "unfeasible," Haaretz reported.

The court also said that the state must make the requirements for same-sex couples and single men to become parents as those set for women.

Restrictions must be dissolved within half a year.

Itai and Yoav Pinkas Arad, who petitioned the High Court along with the Israel Association of Gay Fathers, celebrated the decision, saying: "We won! And now it's final. The High Court ruling is a great step forward toward equality not only to the LGBTQ [community] in Israel, but equality in Israel altogether. The ruling is important to all of us because arbitrary discrimination shames the state."


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