Raffi Freedman-Gurspan previously served as the White House’s LGBT liason, its first transgender staffer in history
The menorah on my windowsill is a reminder of how far I’ve come as a proud, gay man
‘One of the reasons I became a rabbi was to make sure another generation was not locked out’
This week on Unorthodox, how Chinese food and movies became a Jewish Yuletide classic, the Jews behind your favorite Christmas songs, and why Soviet Jews have ‘Christmas’ trees
Times are changing. Are our sleepaway camps changing with them?
New books with LGBT characters to enjoy during Pride month, and beyond
In the wake of the Orlando shooting, a rabbi remembers her former intern, a transgender woman who took her own life in March
Yeshiva boy Daniel Friedman once built buildings. Now he builds suits to fit the changing bodies of transgender New Yorkers.
Give them some basic rights
How far we’ve come, and how far we’ve yet to go, when it comes to LGBT rights
By lumping the tragedy of victims of the Pulse night club shooting into a universal narrative of the struggle against radical Islam, we negate the suffering of the LGBT community
The world-renowned violinist said he’d return to North Carolina once the anti-LGBT law was repealed
The orange stands for a commitment to stop erasing people from the Passover narrative and start allowing everyone to have a meaningful role in Jewish life
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in Manhattan is moving—and growing into—an architecturally striking space
A decade ago, the movie ‘Hineini’ opened a discussion about LGBT issues in Jewish schools. Now educators say the situation has improved—although challenges remain.
‘A really important step forward’
Women without underarm hair, transvestites seeking illicit sexual relations, lepers who can’t shave, nazirite gentiles, grape-eaters, and other Chauceresque characters, in this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’
Yishai Schlissel, who has refused legal representation, was defiant in court
The father of Jewish ‘gay reparative therapy’ had some even worse ideas for making a buck
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan appointed as outreach and recruitment director in the Presidential Personnel Office
‘We’re beyond the question of is it possible to be a queer Jew. We know that. We’re at the next step.’
Hidden camera video provides a window into public harrassment of gays less than a week after Pride Parade murder
‘Rabbi’s condemning the violence while not condemning the community’s role in this hatred is unacceptable’
‘We must free the Torah of Israel from the handcuffs that she has been bound in by people of darkness’
Parents and three siblings mourn the loss their ‘beautiful flower…full of life and love’
Suspect is a Haredi man who was recently released from prison for committing a similar crime 10 years ago
Today, the nation’s highest court affirmed same-sex marriage. For my family, and tens of thousands of others, it’s a cause for celebration.
Tablet’s coverage of same-sex marriage and the personal stories behind the news
Landmark, unanimous decision in line with nationwide calls to ban ‘cures’ for sexual orientation
State of the gay nation: The flourishing of a vibrant gay community in the heart of the Middle East is a marvel, but many of the complexities of LGBT life remain unresolved