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Aside from being the epicenter of the Israel film industry, Tel Aviv is quickly earning a reputation as the hottest gay destination in the Middle East. Or, as screenwriter, producer and journalist Gal Uchovsky says, "It's good to be gay in Israel."
In some Middle East countries, being gay is cause for punishment, including a death penalty. However, Israel's rightwing, conservative government is putting a great deal of resources into promoting the country as a place that accepts and welcomes homosexuals.
Tel Aviv, where 70,000 marched in this year's Gay Pride parade, has long been a place where attitudes and dress …