Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

(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

Tue 29 Nov 2011 pinkwatcher Campaign Updates 0 comment / / / / / / /

Victory: Unprecedented Coalition of International Queer Arab and Muslim Organisations Takes a Strong Stand Against Apartheid

The three religious LGBT organisations – Beit Haverim, David and Jonathan, and HM2F – may have completed their trip through Israel but they certainly failed in their effort to “show solidarity with local movements against homophobia” through their purportedly “apolitical tour”...Read more

Mon 28 Nov 2011 pinkwatcher Campaign Updates 0 comment / / /

ROADMAP TO DISPOSESSION: Exposing IGY’s Program for the World LGBTQ Youth Leaders Summit in Tel Aviv

Between December 3 and 10, Israeli Gay Youth (IGY) plan to hold a World LGBTQ Youth Leaders Summit in Tel Aviv, sponsored by the Municipality of Tel Aviv, the Israeli Ministry of Education, and the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, among others. Pinkwatching Israel have called on all LGBTQ...Read more