In 1986—before gay rabbis could be ordained, before same-sex marriages were performed in synagogues—a group of LGBT rabbis and Jewish professionals gathered in secret to offer each other support and strategize
The 1978 assassination of Harvey Milk is often remembered in the context of the LGBT civil rights struggle. But it was also part of the story of the shifting power structures in the city’s Jewish community.
Just in time for Passover, Israel Story brings us the surprising tale of Payam Feili, an Iranian poet who journeyed out of his country, leaving behind almost everything but his identity, and is now searching for a new life in Zion
Citing the track’s ‘dangerous rhetoric,’ a group of Canadian college students—who believe the song ‘minimizes the experiences of oppression’—have it all wrong: Lou Reed was a vanguard for gender identity.