Israel, “an oasis for LGBT rights in a desert of homophobic, biphobic and transphobic hate and oppression”

Israeli Pinkwashing? Gurl bye.
by Ben Maxwell Freeman
May 27, 2019

…You may have heard of accusations that Israel engages in “Pinkwashing”. Pinkwashing is the claim that Israel deflects attention from its conflict with Palestine by exaggerating its strong LGBT rights record….The reality is accusations of pinkwashing are made in the vein of attempting to demonise rather than criticise Israel. Those who argue this point, are really saying that Israel is a morally corrupt and inherently manipulative country – and nothing Israel does right can ever make it acceptable. To those on the Left, Israel is and must remain a pariah State, regardless of how progressive and democratic it may be in certain areas. READ MORE

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