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(In)Equality Forum 2012 – The Year’s Biggest Pinkwashing Event – Take Action
Tue 27 Mar 2012 pinkwatcher The Clearinghouse 0 comment / / / / / / / /

(In)Equality Forum 2012 – The Year’s Biggest Pinkwashing Event – Take Action

Dear Friends – The Equality Forum, an annual LGBTQ conference held in Philadelphia, has announced that Israel is their featured nation for 2012, and they have invited the Israeli Ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, to deliver the keynote speech. Ambassador Oren, who personally has...Read more

Sat 28 Jan 2012 pinkwatcher The Clearinghouse 0 comment / / / / / / / / / / /

Why gay Middle Easterners can’t stand GayMiddleEast.com

By Scott Long January 28, 2012 Cross-posted from a paper bird. In June 2011, 15 Arab sexual rights and human rights organizations, and more than a dozen individual activists, signed a statement condemning the website Gaymiddleeast.com for lying about itself, its origins, and its politics....Read more

Thu 26 Jan 2012 pinkwatcher The Clearinghouse 0 comment / / / / / /

An Open Letter to LGBTIQ Communities and Allies on the Israeli Occupation of Palestine

Cross-posted from queersolidaritywithpalestine.com We are a diverse group of lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and trans activists, academics, artists, and cultural workers from the United States who participated in a solidarity tour in the West Bank of Palestine and Israel from January 7-13, 2012....Read more

Wed 09 Nov 2011 pinkwatcher The Clearinghouse 0 comment / / / / / / /

Imaan joins other LGBT groups calling for the cancellation of an LGBT Interfaith delegation to Israel

Statement by Imaan, LGBTQI Muslim Support Group based in London. A number of LGBTQ activist organizations from across the world have called upon three French religious organizations to cancel an upcoming interfaith delegation to Israel because it violates the Palestinian civil society call for...Read more

Wed 09 Nov 2011 pinkwatcher The Clearinghouse 0 comment / / / / /

“Interfaith Dialogue:” Faith in the a-political at the expense of social justice

Haneen Maikey, Director AlQaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society On Thursday November 3rd, an international coalition of 16 queer Palestinian, Arab, and Muslim groups and international allies issued a statement criticizing an “interfaith dialogue”  trip organized by...Read more