Toshio Meronek

Toshio Meronek is an independent journalist focusing on politics, the San Francisco Bay Area, disability, and LGBT/queer issues. He covers Silicon Valley for Truthout, and has also reported for Al Jazeera, Huffington Post, and The Nation.

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During the 2013 Tel Aviv Pride Parade, the anarcho-queer collective Mashpritzot held a die-in to protest Israeli pinkwashing. (Wikimedia Commons/TMagen) Views
Monday, June 23, 2014
Exposing Israel’s ‘Pinkwashing’
Pinkwashing is the word activists use to describe Israel’s branding of itself as the gay oasis of the Middle East. It’s a government-supported public relations strategy, they say, designed to help us all forget about Israel’s occupation of Palestine. These activists are part of a growing movement...
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