Last Saturday in Chicago, which hosted the 21st annual Dyke March, The analogue of the pride Parade, there was a scandal, writes in the Sunday, June 25 edition of the Windy City Times is a resource covering the issues and events of the LGBT community
The organizers of the event announced that the current March will be held in the framework of the struggle for social justice.
However, three members of the Jewish community of the city, which planned to March under the rainbow flag with the image of the star of David, was denied the right to participate in The Dyke March.
According to the publication, these people stated that the Israeli symbol on the flag «will cause the participant to feel the danger», and this event is «anti-Zionist and Pro-Palestinian».
Laurel, Grower, one of those who were forbidden to carry their flag, claimed that this symbol of Israel is not intended to offend anyone – it is meant only to assert their «belonging to the Jewish people.»
Recall that the Star of David is the official symbol of the Jewish community since the fourteenth century.