Monday, January 05, 2009


QUIT is at it again. The Jawa Report is taking notice of them, ("I wonder if these people realize what Hamas would do to them?") and Meryl Yourish spotted them too...("Are these the most clueless Hamas supporters ever?")

So, as the lady who ends up having to explain the Bay Area to the rest of the world sometimes, yes children, there is a group called QUIT, that stands for Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism. I will not link to their website, you can find it with Google, OK? Be prepared, it is full of some really incredible laugh-out-loud Big Lies.

No, this is not a fly-by-night group, they have a website, a membership, and some years ago they went through a phase of attacking Starbucks because the owner of the company donates to Hadassah or something, also Estee Lauder, and when "Yossi and Jagger" first played in the Bay Area in 2003 they protested that too.

Yes, they are that disconnected from reality.

No, I'm not sure how it works either.

No, there is not a word on their website about the situation of LGBT Palestinians.

No, they are not typical of gay people in the Bay Area. Gay people in the Bay Area are, for the most part, too busy with the gay lifestyle--carpooling, jobs, taking the kids to the zoo, trying to assemble shelves from IKEA, TIVO, the parish council, and watching their 401Ks plummet--to get involved with crazy self-destructive people. (Gilah's last girlfriend does not count for the purpose of this discussion.)

Hopefully, this information will prove useless to you in the future, since God willing, you will never meet any of these people. But if you do, at least you will be informed.

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