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In Support of Jewish LGBT Youth

Leading Orthodox rabbis, mental health experts to discuss issues of gender and sexuality facing the Jewish community

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Out, Proud, and Kinda Loud at Yeshiva University

Students are challenging the Modern Orthodox school’s traditional stance on LGBT issues

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Remembering a Pioneering Jewish Transgender Rights Activist

‘Stone Butch Blues’ author Leslie Feinberg died this week at 65

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Duo Benches Today’s Bentsher

A new egalitarian, LGBT-friendly version of the little post-meal book

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We Can Be Vital Supporters of Israel and Still Question Its Policies

Congregation Beit Simchat Torah responds to Tablet

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A Jewish Reading Guide for Pride Month

Rabbis, writers, and poets select essential LGBT titles for Jewish readers

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Orthodox Parents of LGBT Children Navigate Their Own Coming Out Process

A weekend retreat inspires advocacy for gay Orthodox Jews and creates a support network for families in religious communities

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For Transgender Jews, a Visit to the Western Wall Holds Unique Symbolism

Praying on the side with their chosen gender is a quiet political statement for some, and a personal milestone for others

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How Yelena Goltsman Ended Up on the Front Lines in the Battle To Boycott the Olympics

The Soviet Jewish émigré and the founder of an American organization for LGBT Russian-speakers says, ‘We’re all activists now’

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So, a Rabbi Walks Into a Bar. It’s Not the Beginning of a Joke, but of a Spiritual Journey.

Trained in erotic massage and queer spiritual counseling, Rabbi David Dunn Bauer comes back to the New York shul where he started

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In the Recording Studio With Schmekel, the Transgender Jewish Punk Band

As they produce ‘The Whale That Ate Jonah,’ members dish about Chabad, circumcision, and the time they performed in an S&M dungeon

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Remembering LGBT Legal Activist Barrett Brick

Fought to record anti-gay violations in State Department’s human rights report

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Maintaining a Family Fiction About My Uncle—and His Partner of 33 Years

Last week’s Supreme Court decision on gay marriage came too late for Uncle Bill, who had to keep his relationship a secret

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For LGBT Orthodox Jews, Growth of Social Media Creates a Safe Space Online

Websites, blogs, Facebook groups, and online support groups offer the chance to connect without the risk of ‘going public’

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I Reconciled My Gay Identity With My Orthodox Upbringing—Through a Tattoo

The mark on this yeshiva boy’s arm is a symbol of how I ultimately held on to my religious background after I came out

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A Chained Man

Thanks to the patchwork of laws about same-sex marriage, I got trapped in legal limbo when I wanted a divorce

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Sarah Schulman ‘Doesn’t Know’ About Hamas

What happened when I asked the BDS academic about the anti-gay Islamist group

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Gay Synagogues’ Uncertain Future

As mainstream acceptance grows—along with membership—gay congregations face unexpected questions

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Coming Out for Purim

The Purim Superhero, a new picture book for Jewish children, includes gay parents. It’s about time.

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Testing My Faith

I’d left Orthodoxy. But as I waited for HIV test results, I looked to God and the Talmud for comfort.

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Building True Acceptance

By helping gay kids, synagogues and Jewish schools can make the community better for all of us

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Unexpected Art Offers Tisha B’Av Opportunity

Manhattan congregation’s first permanent space boasts Assyrian art

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Debbie Friedman in Full

Controversy sprouts over late singer’s sexuality

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All the Happy Couples

The ‘N.J. Jewish Standard’ strikes gay partners from its pages

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Parade Queen

The day my niece marched for gay pride

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Serious Moonlight

A nighttime epiphany leads to a major change

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