A Radical Act of Resistance: Being Queer and Zionist in 2017

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AWB’s Northeast Manager Quentin Hill blogs about being a proud radical, queer Zionist in these troubling times. We are living in troubling times. The political climate is toxic, tensions are rising, and divisions in this country are running deep. Things are even worse for marginalized communities all across the country; racism is stemming from the highest levels […]

2017 Queer Women’s Mission to Israel Photoblog: The North

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Heading north! We spent the past two days in the north of Israel, visiting the beautiful Galilee region, seeing the Sea of Galilee (the Kinneret), riding along the Northern border and peering into Syria. We then visited the vibrant city of Haifa, the third-largest city in Israel. We visited the Golan, overlooking Syria, and learned […]

Queer singer Morrissey to Include Songs Referencing Israel on New Album

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Queer pop icon Morrissey’s upcoming new album features two songs with titles making reference to Israel, it has been confirmed. The former Smiths frontman is known to be a strong supporter of the Jewish state and has played numerous concerts in Tel Aviv. On Tuesday it was announced that Low in High School, the outspoken […]

This Transgender Jew is Tired of the Anti-Semitism in the LGBTI Community

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“We do not rule the world. We do not eat babies. We do not sacrifice virgins. We do not run the media. We are real, live human beings:” Ariel Lipson, a 20-year-old queer trans man from Seattle has been experiencing anti-semitism since entering high school After the Chicago Dyke March fiasco, where three Jewish lesbians carrying a […]

“Tel Aviv’s Bisexual Pride Parade Inspires Me”

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Laya Monarez, Membership Outreach Coordinator of the Human Rights Campaign and a bi identified trans woman explains why she thinks a bisexual-themed pride is so important. This year, Tel Aviv’s pride celebration will be the world’s first ever bisexual-themed pride parade. Starting on June 9, more than 200,000 participants are expected to join the annual […]