Nadiya Al-Noor: “Pinkwashing”? Try “Equality”

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Queer Muslim Zionist & Interfaith Activist Nadiya Al-Noor Defends the work of A Wider Bridge On June 24th, 2017, three Jewish women were evicted from the Chicago Dyke March. Their crime? Carrying a rainbow flag emblazoned with a Star of David. March organizers say the flag was making people feel “unsafe.” The women were aggressively […]

TAKE ACTION! Call on the Chicago Dyke March for Full Apology and Affirmation of Inclusion

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#StopTheHate TAKE ACTION Sign the Petition – Click Here Email the Chicago Dyke March – dykemarchchicago@gmail.com Share the Petition – Click Here We, concerned LGBTQ people and allies, Jews and non-Jews, from Chicago and across the world, call on the Chicago Dyke March Collective: 1. To issue a written formal apology to: Laurel Grauer, Midwest Manager of A […]

AWB’s Laurie Grauer: “Why Was I Kicked Out of the Dyke March?”

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The Chicago Dyke March Preaches Inclusion. So Why Was I Kicked Out for Carrying a Jewish Pride Flag? Originally posted in Ha’aretz http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/1.797845 “You have to leave because you are making people feel unsafe. You are putting them in danger by being here.” I was told this by Chicago’s Dyke Collective organizers, volunteers, and even […]

PRESS RELEASE: LGBTQ Jews Dismissed from Chicago Dyke March

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A WIDER BRIDGE CONDEMNS THE EXCLUSION OF LGBTQ JEWS AND ALLIES FROM THE CHICAGO DYKE MARCH We are deeply disturbed by the exclusion of A Wider Bridge Midwest Manager Laurie Grauer and her friends from the Chicago Dyke March, an annual event attended by 1,500 queer women and allies in Chicago. Laurie was proud to […]

Nadiya Al-Noor: No Pride in Anti-Semitism

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AWB Summer Intern Nadiya Al-Noor Reflects on recent BDS pressure facing the LGBTQ Israeli Community, supporters, and allies. Originally posted on Times of Israel This month around the world, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people will be celebrating their love. Parades, mixers, movie screenings, and more will take place in many countries. In some […]