Skip to comments.Nothing to Be Proud of: Madrid’s Gay Pride Parade Bans Israel
Posted on 06/09/2010 1:03:20 PM PDT by AJKauf
Summers here, and in Europe, that means it is time for rainbow-hued floats to head down the streets of capitals, shirts to come off, flamboyant wigs to come on, and dance music to begin pumping: its gay pride parade season.
This years Madrid parade, scheduled for July 3, was going to be a landmark event for the Israeli homosexual and lesbian community. For the first time, the culturally influential gay Israeli community was going to have a representative float at the Spanish parade one of the worlds largest, with more than a million participants. The invitation was considered so significant that one of the sponsors of the Israeli float in the parade was the Tel Aviv municipality.
The TLV Love Embassy bus had been slated to ride in the parade as part of a Tel Aviv-Madrid collaboration, intending to kick off a campaign promoting Tel Aviv as a gay travel destination. Despite the influence of religious elements in the government who are not supporters of gay pride to put it mildly the Israeli government, over the past several years, has made it a point to encourage gay culture to act as an international ambassador for Israel in leftist circles, where any positive word about the Jewish state is an achievement, and to put Tel Aviv on the map as a travel destination for the gay community. The festivities in Madrid were extensive, including a large Tel Aviv party to be held in the Spanish capitals entertainment complex led by Israeli DJs and artists, as well as meetings between the Madrid and Tel Aviv community leaders.
But alas, in the wake of the Gaza flotilla incident, the organizers of the Madrid parade folded quickly to pressure to get rid of the Israeli participants....
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Gay pride season. What about ‘Old-fashion, gun-totin American pride’ season?
Israel is about to get wiped off the map...THEY had GAY Pride Parades.
Spain is going down the TOILET...THEY had GAY PRIDE PARADES
Ireland, ditto....probably ALL the countries in trouble like we are have EMBRACED HOMOSEXULAITY!!
Gay, proud and anti-semite bigots! Not every color makes it to the Euro-Gay ‘Rainbow’.
Part of the World-wide campaign to delegitimize the Israeli nation. This will not end well.
Typical liberals: Rights for me, but not for thee.
So Spanish perverts don’t want Israeli perverts to attend? Gee...now THERE’S an insult, huh??!!
Ireland? I double-checked. The biggest “gay pride” parade in Ireland isn’t in the Republic of Ireland. It’s in Belfast. And it’s not very big at all.
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