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  • LGBTQ community in Jerusalem marches on, despite controversy

    3 weeks ago

    After being rescheduled twice because of this summer’s conflict, the Jerusalem Gay Pride parade occurred last Thursday evening. Unlike Tel Aviv’s Pride parade, the “holy city” of Jerusalem’s parade resembles “more of a serious political march than a festival-like celebration.” 

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  • Aboard Amsterdam’s Jewish gay boat, activists warn against tolerating hate

    August 4, 2014 | 1:32 pm

    Its passengers included celebrities, a rabbi and revelers in biblically themed costumes, but the Jewish boat at Amsterdam’s gay pride parade stood out for more than just its riders.

    Following a west-to-east course along the Dutch capital’s Prinsengracht canal on Saturday along...

  • Activists protest Israeli gay pride float in New Zealand

    February 24, 2014 | 12:10 pm

    Police removed several activists from the gay pride parade in New Zealand who broke through barricades to protest Israel’s entry.

    Saying they were criticizing Israel’s “pinkwashing” of human rights, a handful of protesters dressed in pink and bearing placards protesting “Israeli...

  • This week from Israel - Tel-Aviv’s Gay Pride Parade

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    June 10, 2013 | 12:25 pm

    This Friday, 100,000 people from all around the world gathered in Tel-Aviv for a big, colorful celebration of Pride. Straights, Homosexuals, Transgenders, Bisexuals- all came to show their support of equality in our society.

    This combination of a celebration and a protest took...

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  • Thousands attend Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade

    June 7, 2013 | 10:14 am

    Tens of thousands of people joined in Tel Aviv’s annual Gay Pride Parade, the first after arrests were made in the 2009 double murder at a gay community center.

    Israeli media reported that the parade on Friday was the first time in four years that police did not send undercover...

  • Toronto rules for anti-Israel group in Gay Pride parade flap

    May 26, 2011 | 4:28 pm

    A Toronto committee voted that the participation of an anti-Israel group in the city’s annual Gay Pride parade does not violate anti-discrimination rules.

    After months of debate, Toronto’s executive committee voted unanimously May 24 to back a report by the city manager, which ruled...

  • Israel apartheid group insists it will march in Gay Pride parade

    May 28, 2010 | 11:00 am

    A local activist group vows that it will march in this year’s Toronto Gay Pride parade despite being ordered by parade organizers to drop references to “Israeli apartheid.”

    “I don’t think that a suggestion that they don’t like our message should keep us out of Pride,” Queers Against...

  • Toronto threatens gay parade’s funding over anti-Israel group

    April 22, 2010 | 3:29 pm

    The city of Toronto has threatened to withdraw funding from a gay pride parade if an anti-Israel group is allowed to participate.

    The city believes that its anti-discrimination policy was violated by the participation of Queers Against Israeli Apartheid in the 2009 Pride Toronto...

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