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A friend sent me this from Israel/Palestine. It’s a dating app for gay men. We removed this Jewish guy’s handle and his picture for privacy reasons. I guess BDS is having an impact in Israeli culture, and that boycott-from-within is a real presence among the young, and the Palestinian. For this guy also is open to Palestinian hookups, just not radical Muslims. Oh and B’tselem and Breaking the Silence are not wanted!

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  1. hophmi
    hophmi
    April 10, 2016, 2:02 pm

    What is this, BDS pinkwashing? Like, BDS has only arrived if Israeli Grindr members mention it?

    • The Hasbara Buster
      The Hasbara Buster
      April 10, 2016, 8:24 pm

      Pinkwashing is when you have gay people peddle your propaganda. Don’t try to appropriate our terminology, especially when you don’t know how to use it.

      • hophmi
        hophmi
        April 11, 2016, 10:26 am

        I’m sorry you don’t understand the meaning of the saying, “what’s good for the goose is good for the gander.” I understand it just fine, thanks, and you don’t “own” any terminology.

      • Mooser
        Mooser
        April 11, 2016, 12:31 pm

        “I’m sorry you don’t understand the meaning of the saying, what’s good for the goose is good for the gander.” I understand it just fine,”

        “Hophmi”, I don’t think anybody wants to discuss avaphilia with you. (Not that there’s…) Ask the bird what’s good. Use a “safety squawk” when things go too far. If things get serious, talk about how far you’re willing to migrate each winter, before you start feathering the nest.

      • Keith
        Keith
        April 11, 2016, 4:37 pm

        MOOSER- “Use a “safety squawk” when things go too far.”

        You should also point out that in Seattle it is perfectly legal to “ride the Ducks,” if Hophmi wants to get his feet wet with no strings attached. They do, however, charge a small fee upfront.

  2. DaBakr
    DaBakr
    April 11, 2016, 12:55 am

    Only the most foolish and idiotic of lgbtqc activists -like trust funder Medea Benj. -embrace the cynically absurdist campaign called pink washing, (its own name insulting and bigoted)

    however most sensible lgbtqc folks know exactly what it feels like to be in a nation that makes them feel safe and embraces diversity like theirs and others and those states and actors who dedicate almost all their foolish endeavours to convince the sexually diverse that they don’t actually have a blast in inraeli parades, cafe’s, plazas without worrying they’ll be hanging 100′ up a crane doing the hang man’s(woman’s) jig.

    • eljay
      eljay
      April 11, 2016, 7:33 am

      || DaBakr @ April 11, 2016, 12:55 am ||

      So that’s the precedent you want to set: As long as LGBTQC folks are having a good time, it’s acceptable to selectively disregard justice, accountability, human rights and equality and, with impunity, to oppress and murder Jews and commit countless (war) crimes against them.

      Huh.

      With “friends” like Zio-supremacists, Jews don’t need any enemies.

    • amigo
      amigo
      April 11, 2016, 9:37 am

      “however most sensible lgbtqc folks know exactly what it feels like to be in a nation that makes them feel safe and embraces diversity” dabakr

      What are you on about.Even Israeli Jews , Heterosexual or Gay , cannot get a civil marriage in Israel.In this sense ,LGBT citizens are treated equal. Whoopie, —what a great life non Jewish Israelis live in the so called only democracy in the middle east.


      Why is there no civil marriage in Israel?
      A bill to introduce non-religious unions, including same-sex, interfaith and others, fails in the Knesset”

      http://www.timesofisrael.com/why-is-there-no-civil-marriage-in-israel/

      Most sensible people know that Israel is not a democracy.

    • Mooser
      Mooser
      April 11, 2016, 11:49 am

      “DaBakr”, what are you trying to do?

    • Marnie
      Marnie
      April 12, 2016, 8:03 am

      Sloppy hasbara D_____r – but no more sloppy than police in Jerusalem

      Fatal stabbing at Jerusalem Gay Pride march sparks ‘soul searching’ over anti-LGBT rhetoric

      Robert Swift, The Media Line | August 4, 2015 6:31 PM ET

      JERUSALEM — In the aftermath of the stabbing attack at last week’s Jerusalem Gay Pride parade that left a 16-year-old Shira Banki dead and five other marchers wounded, Israelis find themselves embroiled in an intense debate, the heart of which is the degree to which society is responsible for the actions of its individuals.

      One side of the debate sees the attacker, Yishai Shlissel, as a crazed lone wolf: the only individual to have acted violently towards the LGBT community in years, and therefore not representative of the wider ultra-Orthodox population of which he is part. Others argue that assailant Shlissel is a natural result of the homophobic rhetoric used by certain political and religious leaders which masquerades as religious discourse. So ingrained in Shlissel is his anti-gay vitriol that only weeks after his release from a ten-year jail sentence for stabbing spectators at the same parade in 2004, he repeated his act with lethal precision.

      “This individual (Shlissel), he is not detached from the society that we live in … you cannot detach what people are saying from what people will do in the end,” Tom Canning, director of development at the Open House LGBT community center in Jerusalem, told The Media Line. Canning was careful to say that he did not lay the blame on the Orthodox or ultra-Orthodox society as a whole, but on certain rabbis and community leaders whose words encourage violence. “I think that they are directly linked. Even after the attack by Shlissel there has been graffiti praising him and there have been protests praising him and taunting the (LGBT) community.”

      Although Jerusalem is generally considered to be a safe city for the LGBT community, that assumption is beginning to be questioned following Banki’s death, Canning said. “Specifically after this attack we are worried about Lehava activists … and also copycats that might want to repeat what Yishai Shlissel did,” he said referring to the far-right wing nationalist organization that seeks to prevent Jewish women from dating non-Jews, particularly Arabs. The group was linked to the firebombing of a Hebrew-Arabic high school in November of last year and prior to the Gay Pride event announced that its members would demonstrate against the parade.”

      Oh, the soul-searching (you can search, but you will not find!)

      • Kay24
        Kay24
        April 12, 2016, 9:07 am

        According to the has ba rats that shining beacon of light, and “only” democracy in the Middle East is the only place where Gays are accepted and live a happy life there.

        It is strange that when their extremists commit crimes it is justified as a lone wolf or someone mentally sick, while the Palestinians, whether guilty or not are immediately labelled “a terrorists”.

  3. Ossinev
    Ossinev
    April 11, 2016, 7:16 am

    @dabakr
    “a nation that makes them feel safe and embraces diversity”

    This is fantastic news ! The Jewish State in the Levant has changed its policies and will henceforth embrace Eritrians,Sudanese,Bedouins and yes even Arabs and make them all feel safe.

    Can`t wait for the Yahoo news conference to learn about the finer details.

    • Mooser
      Mooser
      April 11, 2016, 12:12 pm

      “a nation that makes them feel safe and embraces diversity”

      That’s right! Israel is a country where Modern Orthodox Jews can be as gay as they wanna be!

      • Marnie
        Marnie
        April 12, 2016, 9:09 am

        Only if they are members of the correct ethnoreligious background.

  4. pjdude
    pjdude
    April 12, 2016, 4:02 pm

    Am i the only person who caught the fact that the guy is fundementaly claiming that being jewish and being for human rights are mutual exclusive?

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