Tag Archives: LGBT

Rashida, we can’t hear you…Police threaten to arrest members of al-Qaws, Palestinian LGBT group

TIMES OF ISRAEL PA police ban Palestinian LGBT group from holding activities in West Bank by Adam Rasgon August 19, 2019 Palestinian Authority police have banned a Palestinian LGBT rights group from organizing any activities in the West Bank and … Continue reading

Posted in Islam, Israel & Middle East, Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

HURRY UP HARRY 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 … Continue reading

Posted in Israel & Middle East, Jewish, Politics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Rabbi Moskowitz: ‘Serving queer Jews is a fulfillment of his duty as an Orthodox rabbi, not a contradiction”

JTA This Orthodox rabbi just took a job at an LGBT synagogue by Ben Sales June 25, 2018 …On a recent weekday afternoon, [Rabbi Mike] Moskowitz is sitting in a Jewish study room at this city’s Congregation Beit Simchat Torah … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Pride for some, but not all–Chicago Dyke March attendees purity test: “You cannot be Zionist and believe in a Palestinian state, Zionism is inherently racism.”

THE TOWER LGBTQ Activist: After Last Year’s Ejection of Jewish Marchers, I Won’t Feel Safe at Dyke March by Staff June 22, 2018 Dahlia St. Knives, a transsexual activist and writer, said she doesn’t feel “safe” at the Chicago Dyke March as … Continue reading

Posted in Israel & Middle East, Jewish | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Marginalized at Windy City Times, Chicago transgender journalist tells her story [VIDEO]

ALGEMENIER Our Stories Will Not Be Silenced by Gretchen Rachel Hammond July 14, 2017 …When you lose your voice, even for two weeks, the isolation is unbearable…You cry out but who’s listening? Ben Cohen did. The Algemeiner did. They called me … Continue reading

Posted in Israel & Middle East, Jewish, Politics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

#OrlandoMassacre If law enforcement officials hadn’t tossed out their Islam study materials they might not have been so surprised a Jihadist would target a gay club [VIDEO]

PJ MEDIA Law Enforcement ‘Never Guessed’ Gay Club Would Be Targeted by Jihad by Robert Spencer June 13, 2016 While Omar Mateen was casing other gay clubs to determine where he wanted to commit jihad mass murder, law enforcement officials … Continue reading

Posted in Islam | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

“In Israel, the record of LGBT civil rights is not only sterling but also groundbreaking, preceding developments in the United States and much of Europe”

ALGEMEINER Why I Am a Proud, Queer, Jewish ‘Pinkwasher’ by Corrine Blackmer April 7, 2016 In 2008, I emerged from the largest and scariest closet I have ever lived inside: I came out as a proud, queer, Jewish “pinkwasher.” I … Continue reading

Posted in Israel & Middle East, Jewish | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment