Dykes March Bans Israeli, Jewish Banners, Praises Palestinian Flag

The loony tunes leftist lesbians of the self-proclaimed "Dykes March" said that a flag in the shape of the Israeli national banner too closely resembled the Israeli flag — and sporting an Israeli flag flew in the face of the march’s anti-Zionist beliefs. (Washington Times photo)

The Washington Times – The D.C. Dyke March, billed as an all-inclusive celebration of underrepresented people, is banning Israeli and Jewish Pride flags but allowing Palestinian flags during Friday’s event.

The march, returning to Washington after a 12-year hiatus, is seeking to be more radical than its previous version, including LGBTQ people of various races, religions, socioeconomic classes and gender identities, organizers said.

However, pro-Zionist and “nationalist symbols,” including Israeli and Jewish Pride flags, will not be welcomed at the event, they added. Yael Horowitz, a Jewish march organizer, said the ban is a protest against “nations that have specific oppressive tendencies.” . . . The Palestinian flag, however, will be permitted, she added.

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