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Lady Gaga, Pinkwashing Israel’s Warcrimes against Palestinians Hurts Queers

Dear Lady Gaga, We are queers who are citizens of Israel, who support the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS). We were unsettled by the news of your plans to perform in Israel again, despite pleads that were … Continue reading

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Victory: IGLYO moves out of Israel!

Source: http://www.pqbds.com/archives/205 July 29th 2011 Palestinian queer groups welcome the decision by the board of IGLYO to withdraw their annual General Assembly conference from Tel Aviv, Israel. Since June 1st, a campaign to get ‘IGLYOOutofIsrael’ was launched by PalestinianQueerGroups to … Continue reading

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Israeli Queers Urge IGLYO Out of Israel in Support of Palestinian Queer Campaign

Dear Member Organizations and Board of IGLYO, As Israeli bisexuals, transgenders, queers, lesbians, gays and activists, we completely and wholeheartedly support the Palestinian queers “IGLYO Out of Israel” campaign. We urge any organization or group questioning whether or not to … Continue reading

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Tel-Aviv queers: City’s nomination in MTV’s gay tourist attraction contests – “a shameful tribute to apartheid”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2010. Tel-Aviv, Israel MTV’s LGBT Network, Logo, has just published the results of two Internet award-bearing polls it conducted, nominating, among other cities, the Israeli city Tel-Aviv for gay ‘sexiest city’ and ‘year breakthrough’. The … Continue reading

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US Social Forum: Victory for Palestine, Victory for Justice

source: http://ussf.palestineconference.org/us-social-forum-victory-for-palestine-victory-for-justice/ June 23, 2010 Dear Sisters and brothers: In a historic accomplishment, the leadership of the US Social Forum voted this morning to cancel a workshop proposed by “Stand With US”, a Zionist organization <http://www.standwithus.com/&gt; that sought to represent … Continue reading

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Statement against Pinkwashing

We, Israeli queer activists, are deeply disturbed that the US Social Forum is allowing the issue of LGBTQI rights in the Middle East to be used by the anti-arab propaganda organization Stand with Us, under the dishonest guise of educating … Continue reading

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Israeli Queers for Palestine supports QuAIA following censorship attempts from the City of Toronto

We are Israeli queers trying to bring about an end to Israel’s apartheid and occupation of the Palestinians in any legitimate non-violent way open to us, including supporting the Palestinian-led BDS campaign. We are appalled by attempts made at the … Continue reading

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