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A mysterious video painting the organizers of the latest Gaza flotilla as anti-gay was exposed as a hoax last week, in the latest instance of what pro-Palestinian activists call “pinkwashing.”
The term refers to efforts by the Israeli government and its allies to highlight the rights afforded to the gay community in Israel — and the plight of gays in Arab countries and the Palestinian territories — to distract from or justify the continued occupation of the West Bank and the blockade of Gaza…Continue reading at Slate
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Kathy Griffin had the extreme pleasure of bumping into Michele Bachmann at a political event; the two ladies recognized one another and when they started to speak an assistant filmed the exchange, supposedly for Bachmann’s website. Kathy, always on top of her game, decided to ask the tea party princess if she’d attend a rally to repeal DADT — and when Bachmann said no, Griffin followed up with, “Were you born a bigot or did you grow into one?” Boom.
Bachman gets Glitterbombed
Michele Bachmann has just joined Newt Gingrich and Tim Pawlenty as the latest anti-gay politician and presidential hopeful to get glittered. Bachmann was speaking at RightOnline, a conservative conference taking place in a nearby hotel at the same time as Netroots Nation, when she got her turn to feel the rainbow.
Pro-LGBT activist Rachel E. B. Lang said, “You can run, but you cannot hide!” as she glittered Bachmann. The statement was in reference to “You Can Run But You Cannot Hide” ministry, an anti-gay group in Minnesota for which Bachmann has helped raise money. The group has used deception to spread their in public schools, funded by public school dollars.