QUIT!
Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism

Who We Are 

As queers, we are part of an international movement for human rights that encompasses the movement for Palestinian liberation, and all other liberation movements. We are also part of the growing international movement seeking active ways to express our solidarity with the people of Palestine. More.

QUIT has regular bi-weekly meetings to discuss upcoming issues and plan actions. If you want to participate in these meetings, contact us for info by email to info@quitpalestine.org.

QUIT also maintains a listserve that sends out selected articles, updates and news items scanned from various sources. These emails, 1-2/day on average, area good source of information on Palestine and the Middle East.

If you want to subscribe to this listserve send an email to quitpalestine@yahoo.com.

QUIT! Actions and Events

FramelineGate! hits the media

For five years, QUIT! has been working with others in our community to convince Frameline, presenters of the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, that queer culture doesn't require partnering with war criminals.  Now a packet of documents leaked from the Jewish Community Federation documents the lengths that the Israeli Consulate went to to count this campaign, and how Frameline colluded with them to silence dissent in our community.  Read about this outrage against the progressive roots of the LGBT liberation struggle. 

more on Frameline

Click the photo to learn about QUIT!'s creative campaigns supporting Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions 

Palestinian Queers Call for Boycott of Israel

In February, speakers from ASWAT - Palestinian Gay Women, al Qaws for Sexual and Gender Diversity in Palestine, and Palestinian Queers for BDS spoke to over 700 people in San Francisco and Berkeley, as part of a highly successful national tour.  They talked about how harmful "pinkwashing" - the Zionist efforts to portray Israel as the only queer-friendly democracy in the Middle East, is to their struggle for equality and recognition.

After the tour, Palestinian Queers for BDS issued an open letter asking all queer institutions to decline invitations to visit Israel or partner with mainstream Israeli institutions. 


 

For information about  the wall, go to Stop The Wall.

Recent QUIT! 
Actions

NEW!

Jun. 2012
Queer activists mic check  film festival director

Feb.  2012
QUIT protests Batsheva Dance Company in San Francisco

June 2011

Tell Frameline: Israeli Government Out of Our Festival

June 2010Statement in Solidarity with Toronto QAIA

March 2010: Queers Say No to Pinkwashing

Jan. 2009:  Call for international queer filmmakers to withdraw from TLVFest 

Sept.  2007
Video:  Victoria's Secret Weapon Theater Company at the Folsom Street Fair! 

Press

San Francisco Chronicle article on World Pride

Deeg and Daniel on Voices of the Middle East

Daniel on Gendertalk radio

Kate on CKUT Montreal

Advocate article on protest of "Yossi & Jagger"

Statements

NEW!
Queer institutions: respect the cultural boycott of Israel

Death penalty in the Palestine Authority

Persecution of Gay Men by Palestine National Authority

"Cancel World Pride"

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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