WINDY CITY TIMES
||Ethiopian Israeli activists to speak April 25
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Leaders from KALAthe Hebrew abbreviation of Kehila Lahatavit Ethiopit, which translates as "LGBT Ethiopian community"will speak at a gathering hosted by Jeff Grinspoon and Jon Foley at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 25. The gathering is sponsored by the organization A Wider Bridge.
Israeli LGBT leaders Sarah, Yaniv and Lielshare will discuss their personal stories as well as the need for KALA.
"KALA's advocacy and fellowship for Israeli LGBTQ Ethiopians helps community members manage the duality, and sometimes conflicting challenge, of being both LGBTQ and Ethiopian in Israel," said a statement from A Wider Bridge. "Because of the significant cultural sensitivity that exists in the Israeli Ethiopian community, a part of KALA's community is still defined as confidential in order to safeguard those who have yet to reveal their sexual orientation or gender identity."
Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served. RSVP to awiderbridge.eventbrite.com . The event location ( in Lincoln Park ) will be provided with RSVP.
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