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Pinkwashing: Fabian Maamari's pictures in Israel help the Israeli propaganda.

Disclaimer: I would have reacted almost the same way if the picture showed a Lebanese woman and an Israeli man, or vice-versa. But the homosexuality adds something particular to Israel called Pinkwashing, a form of propaganda.  709 more words

Lebanon

Media Roundup: BDS, Pride & Palestine, and 1-800 Mossad

© palestinephotobank.com Jerusalem

Palestine Square Media Roundup – 7 July 2015

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign published an open letter – which also serves as a policy statement – addressed to Israeli-American billionaire and Democrat party donor and fundraiser Haim Saban (who recently held a fundraising dinner for Mrs. 7,616 more words

BDS

On Appropriation and Pinkwashing

The primary reasoning behind pinkwashing is not revolutionary, but it is clever.  It helps alleviate any guilt we experience over being consumers in a market that necessarily engenders negative outcomes. 199 more words

Blog

LGBTQ Group Shoots Itself in Both Feet by Criticizing Seattle Mayor’s Trip to Israel

When pro-LGBTQ speakers are slated to address the world at a conference on LGBTQ rights and acceptance, one might expect to face some protests. After all, countless right-wing pundits have tried to block pro-LGBTQ events before. 551 more words

Goodbye to Berlin

Is Berlin still an “avantgarde” Reference?

a young queer recently reacted with dismay when i hinted that i felt Berlin was becoming a bit “respectable” and set in its ways. 720 more words

Texts And Thoughts

“At times the “viral” travels of the concept of homonationalism, as it has been taken up in North America, various European states, Palestine/Israel, and India, have found reductive applications in activist organizing platforms. 160 more words

Breaks