Statement on Domestic Terror Attack on the United States Capitol

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January 7, 2021 A Wider Bridge(AWB) strongly condemns the domestic terror attack on the United States Capitol Building on January 6. This was an attack on our democratic process and an attempt to derail the peaceful transition of power after a free and fair presidential election. The safety of all Americans depends upon the strength […]

Announcing our New Executive Director

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Dear Friends, On behalf of the Board of Directors of A Wider Bridge (“AWB”), I am pleased to announce that, after an extensive national search, Ethan Felson has been offered, and has accepted, the position of AWB executive director, succeeding Tyler Gregory. Please see the attached press release. Ethan is a nationally recognized thought leader and community builder who brings 30 years of experience in LGBTQ, […]

Rising Antisemitism: Lessons for LGBTQ Americans

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A Wider Bridge’s Executive Director Tyler Gregory penned this op-ed in the Washington Blade in response to the rising anti-Semitism in the US, and in particular, the spate of anti-Semitic incidences in the New York City area during Channukah 2019. Seventy-five years after the liberation of Auschwitz, deadly attacks on Jewish homes, businesses, and places of […]

AWB’s Pride Leadership Mission to Israel

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A Wider Bridge’s LGBTQ Pride Leadership Mission to Israel has just wrapped up! Thirty LGBTQ community leaders and influencers joined A Wider Bridge staff on a 9-day mission to Israel to experience the country through an LGBTQ lens. Some highlights! On this first day, we visited Gan Meir and the Tel Aviv LGBTQ Center. At […]

Under Pressure over Anti-Semitism, Dyke March Loses Legitimacy

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Last Friday, a coalition of LGBTQ, Jewish, and Feminist organizations, leaders and communities mobilized to ensure a safe and welcoming space for Jewish Dykes and allies at the DC Dyke March. Our proudly intersectional voices stood up for LGBTQ equality, both outside the movement and within it. We also stood staunchly against antisemitism and anti-Zionism––and […]

A Wider Bridge Condemns Israeli Police Raid At Gay Sauna During Pride Week

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A Wider Bridge stands with our Israeli partner the Aguda National LGBTQ Task Force in expressing deep concern regarding the recent Israeli Police drug raid on a Tel Aviv gay sauna which occurred during the start of Pride week. Police intimidation tactics included refusing to let patrons dress, videotaping, and disseminating images on social media. […]

Trump Administration’s Flag Ban is a Shameless Assault on LGBTQ Visibility

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A Wider Bridge strongly condemns the Trump administration’s decision to deny U.S. Embassies across the globe from flying Pride flags during Pride month, breaking a longstanding tradition.   As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall and New York City hosts World Pride, the U.S. should be a proud leader in championing LGBTQ rights. Instead, […]