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Because there's no shame in airing Israel's diry laundry in public.

How Israel tries to clean up its image as a violator of Palestinian human rights through misleading LGBT, environmental and Jewish identity PR campaigns.

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April

This is the archive for April, 2012.

  • JTA: Lesbian couple can both be child’s mother, Israeli court rules

    JTA, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, has posted this article, “Lesbian couple can both be child’s mother, Israeli court rules” on its website.   Good news! Israeli judge rules that two lesbian moms have rights to be the child’s mother. But Israel still has a long way to go: religious control over Israeli marriages means gay marriages [...]

  • Israel’s pinkwashing exposed as dishonest at New York debates

    Uri Horesh The Electronic Intifada 6 April 2012 “Pinkwashing is a way to normalize Zionism in a queer context.” So said Nadia Awad, an American-born documentary filmmaker of Palestinian ancestry, at a panel titled “(Un)Occupying Territories of Gender and Sexuality in Palestine,” at the New School for Social Research in New York. “Pinkwashing” comes to the fore [...]

  • Seattle Jewish community leadership misrepresents Israeli LGBT pinkwashing event

    By Richard Silverstein IMPORTANT: Please donate as generously as you can on behalf of an ad I plan to publish in the Seattle JTNews in protest of its distorted coverage of the Seattle City LGBT commission’s cancellation of a reception for an Israeli LGBT delegation that was part of an Israeli government pinkwashing tour coordinated withStandWithUs.  Please [...]