On August 2 2020 Michael Barnett from Aleph Melbourne participated in “The Aguda – Pride in the Livingroom” Project. Watch Michael tell his story:
The Aguda “Pride in the Livingroom” Project
The Aguda – The Association for LGBTQ Equality in Israel has organised a diverse series of international Jewish LGBTIQ+ speakers who will be coming to you live from their living rooms over the week of August 3-7 2020.
“Pride In The Living Room” was founded in memory of the 2009 “Tel Aviv Gay Center” shooting victims, and in memory of the Jerusalem Pride parade stabbing in 2015. The project arose from the need to share and expose the public to personal stories of the LGBTQ community. Through these stories, we as Jewish LGBTQ community members – can build inspiring and powerful connections between the LGBTQ community and the general public – ALL ACROSS the world, inside our local Jewish communities, in Israel and abroad.
Join “The Aguda” – the Israeli Association for LGBTQ Equality in Israel, in hearing the unique stories of our Global Jewish LGBTQ community, and help us in spreading our common values of love, acceptance, tolerance, and “Tikun Olam.”
Check out the speaker list and event details on their Facebook page here.
Speakers from Aleph Melbourne include founding member Shaun Miller and co-convenor Michael Barnett.
Join Michael at 7pm on Sunday August 2. Details here.
Join Shaun at 7pm on Thursday August 6. Details here.
Events will be streamed live on both Zoom and Facebook.
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The Aguda – Happy Tu Bishvat – Join Pride Forest
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Happy Tu Bishvat- Join Pride Forest
Leave Your Fingerprint in the Pride forest in the land of Israel.You, too, can be part of this inspiring tradition!
We would love you to join us planting a tree with Your Own Hands here in Israel
If you are unable to plant a tree with your own hands, The Aguda will be happy to plant a tree for you. We will send you a tree-planting certificate with your requested inscription.
This project is unique amongst Pride Manifestation efforts. Trees in Israel pride forest have been lovingly planted by people from all corners of the world to honor or commemorate Pride and stance for anti-homophobia.
Thus, our forest is a living legacy dedicated to all Jewish LGBT communities throughout the world.
We welcome you to participate by going to this link:
Happy Tu Bishvat,