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Photo: Dave Markland

Queer activists and allies gathered outside the Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) screening of “The Invisible Men”, carrying sparkly signs and handing out pink informational leaflets to festival patrons.

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Over the last few years, the Israeli government has been running a marketing campaign, ‘Brand Israel’, with a particular eye on gay tourism. Although there is a financial incentive in attracting the ‘pink pound’ to Israel, the key element has been to present an alternative image of Israel .

August 10, 2012
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In a historic move, the National Union of Students (NUS) in the UK has thrown its weight behind campaigns targeting companies complicit in Israel’s occupation and breaches of international law.

A new page on the NUS website that went online today calls on students to campaign against the campus presence of Eden Springs and Veolia.

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Palestinian Queer Groups welcome the decision by the board of IGLYO to withdraw their annual General Assembly conference from Tel Aviv, Israel.

July 29, 2011
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Over the last few years, as the movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel (BDS) has gathered steam in the U.S. and throughout the world, the apartheid state of Israel has turned to various tactics in an attempt to counter the growing solidarity with the Palestinian people.

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Marc Almond has canceled performing in Israel. Almond's statement was released on the official website and can be viewed by going to the "News" section on that site.  PACBI welcomes any cancellation to perform in Israel regardless of the stated reasons.  The statement reads:

"Unfortunately, Marc has had to withdraw from the concert in Tel-Aviv, Israel on 14 May 2011.  Marc would like to make it absolutely clear that this is not for any political reason.  We are very sorry for any inconvenience to fans who have bought tick

May 12, 2011