Joy Ladin


Birth of the Future for Transgender Jews

By Joy Ladin

Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt of the introduction from the Forward’s new ebook, Transgender & Jewish. Buy it now on Amazon. Read More


A Rip in the Fabric of Mother

By Joy Ladin

A Rip in the Fabric of Mother
In the beginning, there is gender. “It’s a boy” or “It’s a girl,” we say. That’s our genesis, the bedrock on which we build our selves and our lives. That’s why when the gender of someone we love shifts, our selves, lives and world seem to heave and shudder.Read More






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