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Transgender Jews Find a Place in the Mikveh

Traditional rituals have become more inclusive and embracing

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New Dating Site Helps LGBTQ Jews Find Love, No Pictures Necessary

Queerness, like Judaism, is a spectrum, and a new dating site is here to help you address both without requiring user photos and other distractions

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Transgender and Jewish

When I decided to physically transition from female to male, I didn’t consciously consider how my relationship to Judaism might change as a result

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When Life Really Was a Cabaret—and Cabaret Was a Life

An evening of Jewishly inflected, queer songs brings Weimar Germany back to life with humor and music

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When Friedman Met Friedman

A small coincidence let us start a conversation over Thanksgiving dinner. We’ve been together ever since.

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How To Be a Better Ally

In the wake of Orlando, some tips for standing up for the LGBT community

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Coming Out in the Classroom

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.

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The End of the Exile

When I was ordained as a rabbi, I felt ignored and misunderstood as a gay man in the midst of the AIDS crisis. It took me 25 years to come home.

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One More Panel for the Quilt

After losing many friends in the early years of the AIDS epidemic, I thought the deaths were over. Then this year I lost Kolya, an activist who’d become the face of HIV in Russia.

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The Spiritual Activist

Rabbi Debra Kolodny organizes queer clergy of different faiths around progressive issues, starting with Black Lives Matter

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Animal Kingdom

This week on Unorthodox, writer Wayne Hoffman talks gay fiction, and dog trainer Elvis Harvey talks Jewish vs. Catholic dog owners

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Dancing on Tisha B’Av

Brenda’s brother is in love with another man. What will his minyan think?

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