Creating Change, 2016, Chicago, protest, A Wider Bridge, Palestine, Cancel Pinkwashing,

VIDEO: Pinkwashing Protest Overtakes LGBTQ Conference

On Friday night, protestors at Creating Change — an annual, national conference on LGBT equality — took the halls of the Chicago Hilton to demonstrate against A Wider Bridge, a pro-Israeli group accused of “pinkwashing” (that is, using Israel’s LGBT rights record to distract from its human rights abuses). Speakers at the conference’s opening plenary[…]