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Signposts from Al Qaws: A Decade of Building a Queer Palestinian Discourse

Haneen Maikey Based on Haneen Maikey’s speech at the conference organized by Aswat – May 2012, and patiently translated to English by Claudine… more »

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“Interfaith Dialogue:” Faith in the a-political at the expense of social justice

Haneen Maikey, Director AlQaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society On Thursday November 3rd, an international coalition of 16 queer Palestinian,… more »


LGBT Interfaith Trip to Israel: Holy Pinkwash?

Crossposted from Between November 6 and 13, 2011, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim French LGBT organizations Beit Haverim, David and Jonathan, and HM2F are organizing a trip… more »


Call for IGLYO Member Organizations: Boycott the General Assembly in Tel Aviv

Dear IGLYO Board of Directors, Member Organizations and Supporters, It is with great disappointment that we received the voting results from IGLYO regarding… more »

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Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) Say NO to IGLYO in Israel

Palestinian queer activists from alQaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian society, Aswat — Palestinian Gay Women, and PQBDS (Palestinian Queers for Boycott Divestment and Sanctions) have issued… more »

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Call for IGLYO Member Organizations: Vote NO to IGLYO in Israel

Dear IGLYO Member Organizations and Board of Directors, During the past week, we’ve had the pleasure of publicly discussing, with activists and organizations… more »

Arab LGBT News’s Zionism

Gay Middle East have always had shady politics. That the largest Middle East LGBT (well, G mostly) “grassroots news” website is run by… more »

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NY’s LGBT Center Caves To Pressure: Don’t Let Pro-Apartheid Bigots Shut Down Free Speech

We, the undersigned, are LGBT people and allies who condemn the stifling of free speech at New York’s LGBT Center due to pressure from wealthy… more »