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Responding to controversy over the Israeli LGBT delegation

This afternoon I attended a meeting of the Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology Committee of the Seattle City Council. Along with several leaders of the Seattle Jewish and LGBT communities, I was there to give public comment about the Seattle Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Commission‘s abrupt decision to cancel a planned meeting with a visiting delegation of LGBT Israelis. Continue reading