Chicago ‘Dyke March’ removes participants waving Jewish Pride flags “because they were ‘triggering'”

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Chicago ‘Dyke March’ Bans Jewish Pride Flags: ‘They Made People Feel Unsafe’
June 25, 2017

Three people carrying Jewish Pride flags were asked to leave the annual Chicago Dyke March on Saturday. The Chicago-based LGBTQ newspaper Windy City Times quoted a Dyke March collective member as saying the rainbow flag with the Star of David in the middle “made people feel unsafe,” and that the march was “pro-Palestinian” and “anti-Zionist.”…Laurel Grauer, a member of the Jewish LGBTQ organization A Wider Bridge, told the Windy City Times “it was a flag from my congregation which celebrates my queer, Jewish identity which I have done for over a decade marching in the Dyke March with the same flag.” READ MORE

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