Posts Tagged ‘pinkwashing’

Wave of Boycotts Hits Israeli LGBT Film Festival as International Artists Heed Palestinian Call to Respect Picket Line
Wed 31 May 2017 pinkwatcher Campaign Updates 0 comment / /

Wave of Boycotts Hits Israeli LGBT Film Festival as International Artists Heed Palestinian Call to Respect Picket Line

Artists Refuse to Let Their Art Cover Up Grave Israeli Violations of Human Rights May 29, 2017  –  At least five of the twelve international speakers scheduled to participate in the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival this June 1-10 have reportedly pulled out after queer Palestinian...Read more

Award-Winning South African Filmmaker Cancels Participation in Israeli LGBT Film Festival
Fri 26 May 2017 pinkwatcher Campaign Updates 0 comment / / / / / /

Award-Winning South African Filmmaker Cancels Participation in Israeli LGBT Film Festival

May 26, 2017 — Yesterday, award-winning South African filmmaker John Trengove canceled his participation in the upcoming Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival (TL​V​Fest). His film, The Wound, is scheduled to be the festival’s opening night film on June 1. In his letter (copied...Read more

Panel on “Sexual Discourses in the Zionist Project: Queer Politics and Liberation.”
Fri 21 Dec 2012 pinkwatcher Campaign Updates 2 comments / / / / / / / / / / /

Panel on “Sexual Discourses in the Zionist Project: Queer Politics and Liberation.”

“Sexual Discourses in the Zionist Project: Queer Politics and Liberation” is 1 of 2 public panels organized by Queer Visions at the World Social Forum: Free Palestine. Held in Porto Alegre, Brazil from November 28 to December 1, 2012, the World Social Forum: Free Palestine brought...Read more

Program: Working Conference and Public Panels – Queer Visions at the World Social Forum: Free Palestine
Sun 25 Nov 2012 pinkwatcher Campaign Updates 0 comment / / / / / / / /

Program: Working Conference and Public Panels – Queer Visions at the World Social Forum: Free Palestine

  Introduction This week, the World Social Forum: Free Palestine to be held in Porto Alegre, Brazil from November 28 to December 1, 2012 will bring together activists from around the world organizing for justice in Palestine. Palestinian Queers for Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions, Pinkwatching...Read more

Call for Endorsements – Queer Visions at the World Social Forum: Free Palestine
Tue 11 Sep 2012 pinkwatcher Campaign Updates 1 comment / / / / /

Call for Endorsements – Queer Visions at the World Social Forum: Free Palestine

The World Social Forum: Free Palestine to be held in Porto Alegre, Brazil from November 28 to December 1, 2012 will bring together activists from around the world organizing for justice in Palestine. Palestinian Queers for Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (PQBDS), Pinkwatching Israel, and alQaws:...Read more

(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

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

Thu 05 Jan 2012 pinkwatcher Pinkwatcher Says 4 comments / / / / / / / / / / /

No, it is not about Gay Rights

By Mikki Stelder January 4, 2012 Why is it that every time we speak of sexuality [in Israel] we also have to speak of the occupation [of Palestine], and not also the opposite? Can we be able to ever speak on sexuality in Israel without talking about the occupation? Aeyal Gross, 2011 (+972MAG) Gross...Read more