Category Archives: Palestinian Rights

No Pride In Israeli Apartheid, Hartford, Friday, June 15, 7:30PM‏

No PRIDE in ISRAELI APARTHEID Friday, June 15 Doors open at 6pm, Free meal served at 6:30 Program begins at 7:30PM Potluck; donations accepted. Metropolitan Community Church of Hartford 155 Wyllys St, Hartford, CT 06106-1957 http://www.facebook.com/events/110105112463035/ Background: In 1969 Stonewall … Continue reading

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In-Equality Forum’s Choice of Israel Is Appalling

From our Sisters and Brothers of Palestinian Queers for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions: We, Palestinian Queers for BDS (PQBDS) and Pinkwatching Israel, are appalled by the Equality Forum’s decision to highlight Israel as the featured nation of their 2012 Summit in Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Queers Mic Check NYC LGBT Center for Palestinian Rights!

March 3, 2012 Deeming the subject of Palestine too “controversial” to be discussed at the LGBT Center, 208 West 13th Street, a year ago the Center’s board of directors banned Siegebusters, a group against the Israeli occupation, from using the … Continue reading

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Occupy the NYC LGBT Community Center, Saturday, March 3rd, 4PM

Occupy the NYC LGBT Center End the ban on Palestine solidarity organizing Saturday, March 3, 2012  – 4 p.m. NYC LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St. Since March 2011, the NYC LGBT Center has banned Palestine solidarity activists (queer and non-LGBT) from meeting at the … Continue reading

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Occupy the NYC LGBT Center with Queers Against Israeli Apartheid, 3/3/12

Occupy the NYC LGBT Center with Queers Against Israeli Apartheid Saturday, March 3, 2012 4:00pm until 7:00pm The LGBT Community Center, NYC, 208 West 13th St Occupy the NYC LGBT Center! End the ban on Palestine solidarity organizing! Part of Israeli … Continue reading

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Draft Action Proposal for National Anti-War Social Justice Conference, March 23-25, 2012

DRAFT ACTION PROGRAM United National Antiwar Coalition National Antiwar-Social Justice Conference March 23-25, 2012 Stamford, Connecticut  ACTION PROGRAM PART I WE, THE NINETY-NINE PERCENT, AFFIRM THAT: The history of all successful social movements demonstrates that the few, the one percent, … Continue reading

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Queer Politics At PRIDE NY March, June 26, 2011

Several contingents proudly advocated Queer politics as part of the NY PRIDE March on June 26, 2011. Act-Up NY rocked Fifth Avenue with the “I Demand Full Equality” chant. Other contingents called for an End to Israeli Apartheid, decriminalization of sex work, and solidarity with gay whistle-blower hero, Bradley Manning. Continue reading

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Que(e)rying the Israel-linked GayMiddleEast.com: a statement by Arab ueers

While perhaps not as vile as Tom MacMaster, GayMiddleEast.com operates on the same principle: White men speaking on behalf of queer Arabs and white men as gatekeepers of queer Arab voices. We are not victims in need of a white male savior working in London, nor do we need a conduit for our poor brown oppressed voices to be heard in the West, which seems to be GayMiddleEast.com’s intended audience. Continue reading

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U.S. Attorney Escalates Attacks on Civil Liberties of Anti-War, Palestinian Human Rights Activists

Action Alert: Call U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald first thing Monday morning, May 9th to protest U.S. Attorney Escalating Attacks on Civil Liberties of Anti-War, Palestinian Human Rights Activists
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New York Gay & Lesbian Community Center Caves In To Zionist Pressure

“I am reminded once again that we must be vigilant in refusing to allow queer liberation to be pitted against Palestinian liberation because as we know from our queer Palestinian colleagues, the two struggles are intertwined.” Continue reading

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