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“Mom and Dads.” Photo by Ohad Romano / Hot.

With a surge in rights in the last few decades, Israel’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community has turned its attention to parenting and the country has experienced a significant baby boom, particularly among gay men, in recent years.

“As soon as the gay community became a parental community, I think acceptance by society became smoother,” said one Israeli.

Now two shows, one Israeli-born and one imported from America, on competing cable channels are reflecting the reality of the new Israeli family.

My story on Israel’s gay baby boom in the New York Times is here.