Tel Aviv: Where Gay Palestinians Go to Party

Published Date Author: , April 21st, 2012

When Palestinian gays want to party, they go to Tel Aviv. Today the Times of Israel published a story by Michal Shmulovich about the Palestinian Queer Party, held in an “underground Israeli nightclub”:

People greeted each other in Arabic: Kif inta? Shu ‘jdid? The stereo wailed, inti ‘omri! — you are my life! — as the DJ played hit after hit by Egyptian and Lebanese pop stars Amr Diab, Nancy Ajram and Sherine. No Eyal Golan or Justin Timberlake here.

And there were drag queens, dressed to the nines in high heels and short skirts, with bows in their very long, very straightened hair.

… The party is an anonymous safe haven. And that’s why it’s such a hit. The group alQaws organizes the Palestinian Queer Party — its name for these monthly events. According to its website, alQaws works to “promote sexual and gender diversity in Palestinian society” throughout Israel and the Palestinian territories.

Full Story from Towleroad.com

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