Queer Arabs boycott Halifax Pride, want end to pro-Israel “pinkwashing” & apology to LGBTQ people of colour

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from Metro Halifax:

A statement released by volunteer group Home Heirlooms pointed out that Halifax Pride had not made a genuine attempt at holding themselves accountable for the outcome of last year’s

AGM “during which BIPOC … folks — particularly queer Arabs — were subject to ridicule and death threats.”

They even accused them of prioritizing Zionist voices, “straight white-supremacist, colonial and capitalist values” over the safety of the BIPOC community.”

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