It is not safe to be a lesbian in Palestine.

Many of the attendees said they were sad that the only place safe enough to hold a conference for gay Arab women was in a Jewish area of Haifa, which has a mixed Arab-Jewish population.

How is that for irony?
I got the link from Carl in Jerusalem who asks this question:

Can someone please explain why the queers are for ‘Palestine’?

Cross Posted at Power and Control and at The Astute Bloggers