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Fresh Air from WHYY, December 6, 2006 Brian Whitaker is the Middle East editor for the British newspaper The Guardian, and his new book is Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middlerussian-rabbi.jpg East. Whitaker also runs the al-Bab Web site, which aims to provide Arab cultural and political information to non-Arabs. ALSO, Israeli gay rights activist Noa Sattath is the executive director of Jerusalem Open House, an organization devoted to fostering gay pride. Last month, the city hosted WorldPride 2006: Love Without Borders, an international pride gathering. A gay pride rally was held at a university stadium in Jerusalem under tight security. A march was planned but did not take place.

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