Thursday, 16 July 2015 14:16
by Rachel Shabi
Weeks ago, the White House and thousands of Facebook profile pictures turned rainbow coloured in celebration of the US Supreme Court decision to legalise same-sex marriage. In the occupied West Bank, a Palestinian artist painted the same rainbow symbol in giant format on a prominent part of Israel's separation wall - and then Palestinian protesters painted over it. Cue the media items that juxtaposed the intolerant Palestinian position against Israel's gay-friendly track record.