Jewish LGBT poets Aurora Levins Morales and Lesléa Newman reconcile with and grieve their mothers through poetry.
When she was a teen, Judy Bolton-Fasman’s father wouldn’t let her read ‘Marjorie Morningstar.’ Now, as the book’s author Herman Wouk celebrates his 100th birthday, she thinks she’s figured out why.
Leslea Newman’s iconic picture book “Heather Has Two Mommies” had a simple beginning. 25 years later, it has become an icon of LGBT-themed literature.
Jehanne Dubrow’s new volume of poetry tells the story of her Honduran mother’s coerced marriage, subsequent divorce and the violence and trauma faced by women.
Judy Bolton-Fasman once considered herself the ‘poster girl’ for psychotropic medications but now wonders if her pills have become a crutch.
Amid the sparkle of the Purim Ball in Havana, Cuba, Judy Bolton-Fasman’s mother thought she met her soulmate — and danced through the night with handsome Manuel.
Judy Bolton-Fasman met her first boyfriend by way of the Hebrew Home when she was 16. Twenty years later, she gets the chance to say goodbye properly.
In Keren McGinity’s new book, she explores the experiences of intermarried Jewish men, both as husbands and, more importantly, as fathers.
Katha Pollitt calls for accepting abortion as a normal part of a woman’s life. Judy Bolton-Fasman says that paradigm shift helped her break a 20-year secret.
If you are mourning, some Yom Kippur prayers can be unhelpful, and even hurtful. That’s according to feminist liturgist Marcia Falk and her new book.