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Queer Activists Are Making BDS a Key Question of Pride This Year
  • to place them under the same umbrella of gay rights

    This might be your key misunderstanding! 🙂 With emphasis, this is not what the article is saying nor what is happening.

    When pride leadership associated itself with the Civil Rights Movement, it was not an adoption or enrollment of the Civil Rights Movement into LGBT rights. It was an alignment and an extension of mutual support and solidarity, recognizing that both communities had individuals and resources in common and faced a common enemy in the form of white supremacy.

    When pride leadership associated itself with the feminist movement, it was not an adoption or enrollment of feminism into LGBT rights. It was an alignment and an extension of mutual support and solidarity, seeing that both communities had individuals and resources in common and a common enemy in the form of gender-based discrimination. Historically, many early feminist activists, such as those in the 1970s, also championed LGBT rights, recognizing the interconnectedness of their struggles.

    When pride leadership associated itself with the labor movement, it was not an adoption or enrollment of the labor movement into LGBT rights. It was an alignment and an extension of mutual support and solidarity, understanding that both communities had individuals and resources in common and a common enemy in the form of economic injustice. For instance, the 1980s saw significant collaborations between LGBT activists and labor unions, particularly in advocating for workplace protections against discrimination.

    When pride leadership associated itself with the indigenous rights movement, it was not an adoption or enrollment of the indigenous movement into LGBT rights. It was an alignment and an extension of mutual support and solidarity, acknowledging that both communities had individuals and resources in common and a common enemy in the form of colonialism and cultural erasure. During events such as the 2016 Standing Rock protests, many LGBT activists stood in solidarity with indigenous peoples, highlighting the shared struggles against marginalization.

    When pride leadership associated itself with the Black Lives Matter movement, it was not an adoption or enrollment of BLM into LGBT rights. It was an alignment and an extension of mutual support and solidarity, recognizing that both communities had individuals and resources in common and faced a common enemy in the form of systemic racism. For example, during the 2020 protests, many LGBT organizations showed solidarity with BLM, acknowledging the unique challenges faced by black LGBT individuals.

    When pride leadership associates itself with the pro-Palestine movement, it is not an adoption or enrollment of the pro-Palestine movement into LGBT rights. It is an alignment and an extension of mutual support and solidarity, seeing that both communities have individuals and resources in common and a common enemy in the form of occupation and human rights violations.

    In all cases, this alignment of communities served to amplify the voices of all parties. “Dilution of political power” by doing solidarity is just not a thing that happens.

  • Queer Activists Are Making BDS a Key Question of Pride This Year
  • some of these movements you deride are as old as or older than you, and all of them have been mutually beneficial.

    the “disingenuous and sickening” position is yours, unfortunately. i don’t have the resources to help you through this but i hope you can start to learn from this conversation.

  • Queer Activists Are Making BDS a Key Question of Pride This Year
  • me i do i think it’s cool that these leaders are fighting for human rights across the gamut and i appreciate reporters that identify and celebrate this action

    solidarity

    in the fight for a free Palestine the “your identity would get you killed in Gaza” has been used as a pro-Israel pro-genocide weapon and erasure of of queer Palestinians. it is objectively good for queer leadership to align itself with other instances of human rights activism.

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  • There are individuals that do attack moderates, just like there were individuals in the civil rights movement who literally physically assaulted white moderates

    Yeah, precisely. Put simply my goal is to call out the fact that these individuals are having an outsized influence on Lemmy. I have no criticism of vegan leadership as a whole. I just hope we can continue to call out the toxicity that is present on Lemmy until a more constructive and representative-of-the-whole community exists on here. 💙

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    sorry mods for this r(ule)atio

    lesson learned never try to be kind on the internet

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    Collecting memes in your camera roll probably serves the same instinct that stamp collecting used to

    that said if any FOSS devs want to make an app for categorizing and tagging memes outside the camera roll so i can use it for its intended purpose i will volunteer a (consensual) kiss on the forehead

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    lemmy user(ule)s: "this sign won't stop me because i can't read"

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    (this meme isn’t meant to be mean or snarky if you were a victim. i myself was 50/50 :) more commenting on the fact we usually don’t get such quality cutting satire from Jimmy 😂 much love and no hate if you got trolled)

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    [Meta] Genuine community request

    Making a genuine effort here to make this post within the rules of this community. I notice there is no qualifier for meta-posts; mods I’d love if you could just let me know to take this down rather than ban me. :)

    Pretty much what is in the image.

    • I appreciate the effort and values behind responding to reports with the reason.
    • But I don’t appreciate how the responses, especially to trolls, give them bait to double down in their offensive rhetoric.
    • .world already has an @AutoMod@lemmy.world which DMs users with the reasons for mod action on their content.
    • About half the time this mod will also continue to engage with the trolling user.
    • Lemmy doesn’t allow unflaired mod comments as of now so this just proves to add more fuel to the flames and make this community more toxic than it was without this action.
    • I recognize this will be an unpopular post, and believe me, again, I appreciate the effort put into informing us why things are removed.
    • But please consider stopping, or at least doing it in a way which doesn’t amplify trolling.
    • This also goes for other communities @jordanlund@lemmy.world moderates but this is the primary source of the issue.
    • Thank you with peace and love.
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    making every paragraph an insult does persuade and never alienates!
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