#cancelpinkwashing at Creating Change

tumblr_o19o4xYYVR1u1b6k1o1_1280Several activists and organizations have recently pulled out of this year’s Creating Change conference over concerns of pinkwashing when the conference included an Israeli organization called A Wider Bridge. The organization TarabNYC started the #CancelPinkwashing campaign to seek accountability from the conference and to oppose the pinkwashing done by the Israeli government and related organizations (like A Wider Bridge). TarabNYC released a statement and several demands on this ongoing issue and have the support of other organizations and collectives like Black Lives Matter: Chicago, the poetry duo Dark Matter, Dean Spade, and the US Palestinian Community Network.

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