Posts Tagged ‘PQBDS’

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

(In)Equality Forum 2012: The Year’s Biggest Pinkwashing Event – Take Action
Thu 29 Mar 2012 pinkwatcher Campaign Updates 2 comments / / / / / /

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

Campaign intro 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 an...Read more

Fri 29 Jul 2011 pinkwatcher Campaign Updates 0 comment / / / / / /

Victory: IGLYO moves out of Israel!

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. On June 1st, a campaign to get ‘IGLYO Out of Israel’ was launched by Palestinian Queer Groups to protest the organization’s...Read more

Fri 17 Jun 2011 pinkwatcher Campaign Updates 0 comment / / / / /

Call for IGLYO Member Organizations: Boycott the General Assembly in Tel Aviv

Dear IGLYO Board of Directors, Member Organizations and Supporters, It is with great disappointment that we received the voting results from IGLYO regarding the upcoming General Assembly meeting in Tel Aviv in 2011. We were deeply disheartened to learn that 55% of IGLYO’s Member Organisations...Read more

Sat 11 Jun 2011 pinkwatcher Campaign Updates 0 comment / / / /

IGLYO Out of Israel – Follow Up Q&As to Member Organizations – Vote NO

After sending our letter to IGLYO member organizations urging them to vote NO to holding the General Assembly conference in Tel Aviv, we received some questions and inquiries that we addressed and answered thoroughly below. Our work focus is primarily against homophobia/promoting LGBTQ issues, we...Read more

Wed 08 Jun 2011 pinkwatcher Campaign Updates 0 comment / / / /

Call for IGLYO Member Organizations: Vote NO to IGLYO in Israel

Dear IGLYO Member Organizations and Board of Directors, During the past week, we’ve had the pleasure of publicly discussing, with activists and organizations around the world, issues that shape the daily lives of Palestinians, straight and queer, living under Israeli occupation. As we write this...Read more