By Vic Parsons
Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have responded to the Palestinian Authority banning all LGBT+ groups from carrying out activities in the West Bank. Omar and Tlaib both shared an online statement from Al-Qaws, the Palestinian LGBT+ group banned from holding a “queer camp” by the PA police, which listed “Five ways to […]
LGBTQ rights are human rights and we should condemn any effort to infringe upon them.
But we should also condemn any effort to equate this with the occupation or use this as a distraction.
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) August 19, 2019
👋🏽 Right wing media asking us about this, can you listen up and amplify it correctly! 👇🏽 https://t.co/xp5KI4punk
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) August 20, 2019
With the news of Palestinian Authority attacks on LGBTQ Palestinians in the occupied West Bank — how can we center the LGBTQ Palestinian voices who are impacted? @alQaws lets us know 5 ways to support them. pic.twitter.com/vFaO7WYuwa
— Adalah Justice Project (@AdalahJustice) August 20, 2019