Israel/Palestine

Israel, Facebook & the Klan

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Tsipi Erann is a queer progressive Israeli friend I first met in Tel Aviv in January 2012.  This is the story of how she got blocked by Facebook:   How I Was Blocked From Facebook Posted on March 31, 2012 8   This week, my friend Leehee Rothschild published a record of how she was detained by Israeli […]

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Philadelphia Gay News is pinkwashing Israel’s atrocities

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Philadelphia Gay News is pinkwashing Israel’s atrocities by Pauline Park Israel’s campaign of ‘pinkwashing’ — a campaign to use Israel’s supposedly good record on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights to try to justify the brutal and illegal  Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories — has now enlisted the support of Mark Segal, the […]

Israel/Palestine

Queers Against Israeli Apartheid action at the Center (3.3.12)

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  For Immediate Release PRESS ADVISORY CONTACT: Pauline Park (718) 662-8893 (c); (718) 424-4003 (h) paulinepark@earthlink.net OCCUPY THE CENTER! Protest censorship by New York’s LGBT Community Center   WHO: Queers Against Israeli Apartheid and other groups (list below) WHEN: Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 4-6 PM WHERE: LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St. between 7th and 8th Avenues WHY: One year ago, amidst great […]

Israel/Palestine

Scott Piro, Queer Support for Israel & the Pinkwashing Scam

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It was with some shock that I discovered my name on a list of ‘LGBT anti-Israel hate organizations’ on a Facebook ’cause’ page called ‘Queer Support for Israel.’ First, I do not hate Israel — though I have serious issues with the brutal, illegal and immoral Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. Second, I’ve been […]