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 […]

Looking Back at 2015

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Looking Back, Looking Forward – Change and Growth at A Wider Bridge; A Wider Bridge’s Executive Director Arthur Slepian summarizes 2015 2015 was a year of some extraordinary highs and lows that will be remembered for years to come.  The summer began with the historic decision by the United States Supreme Court that made marriage […]