It’s Time for a Pride Parade in Nazareth

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LGBTQ people in the Arab sector are exposed to manifestations of violence, humiliation, ostracism, threats, and isolation. A pride parade in Nazareth can be a significant step in alleviating the distress from which Arab LGBT people suffer. Attorney Eran Rosenzweig believes that a parade that will create dialogue rather than antagonism, can remove the curtain […]

Jewish Group Marches in Halifax Pride Parade Following BDS Attempt to Remove All Mentions of Israel

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LGBTQ Jews and allies marched proudly in the Halifax Pride Parade (Nova Scotia, Canada) on Saturday, July 22. The March came after a controversy last fall at Halifax Pride’s annual general meeting, in which BDS activists tried and failed to remove all mentions and signs about Israel from the parade. A Wider Bridge was proud […]

North Carolina’s Jewish Community Angered After Gay Pride Parade Is Set for Yom Kippur

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Organizers of North Carolina’s gay pride parade and festival said they would find a solution following complaints from the Jewish community about the event being scheduled for Yom Kippur. Pride in North Carolina (photo: “We’re going to solve that no matter what it takes,” organizer John Short told The Herald-Sun on Thursday. “Exactly how we’ll solve that […]

Can I Be Queer, or a Jew, but Not a Queer Jew?

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Artist and freelance Jewish educational consultant, Rae Antonoff, says that if Jewish participation with even the faintest whiff of Israel supposedly poisons LGBTQ pride parades, then it’s high time we embarked on a serious leadership detox and cleared the way for a less anti-Semitic Pride month next year. Coming out as a bisexual in a […]

Leader of the Israeli National LGBT Task Force Marched At Kiev’s Gay Pride

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Around 2,000 activists, surrounded by 5,000 police officers, marched Sunday at Kiev’s gay pride parade. Chen Arieli, chair of The Aguda: “A few minutes into the march I couldn’t stop the tears.” Chen Arieli at Kiev’s Gay Pride Parade. “I don’t even know how to begin summarizing this experience. We have just finished marching in […]

San Francisco: Meet Pride Parade’s 70-year-old Jewish Grand Marshal

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Psychotherapist and longtime LGBT activist, Marcy Adelman, was named the Life Achievement Grand Marshal by the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade board of directors, who called her a “pioneer in the field of lesbian and gay aging.” When thousands gather to watch San Francisco’s Pride Parade along Market Street on June 25, they’ll […]