Challenging Pinkwashing (2010-present)
JVP members and chapters have resisted pinkwashing — a term Palestinian activists have coined for the way the Israeli government presents itself as “gay friendly” to divert attention from its crimes against Palestinians — for years.
In 2012 JVP-Seattle and other local queer and trans Palestine solidarity activists successfully cancelled pinkwashing events planned in the city.
Watch a film exploring this fight and victory.
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