Sandra Lawson didn’t expect to perform a public benediction at her local pub in this city’s Roxborough neighborhood.
(JTA) — On her first visit to Israel for Tel Aviv’s gay pride week, “Orange is the New Black” star Lea DeLaria was wowed by the attractiveness of Israeli women. “There are apparently no ugly women in Israel,” DeLaria, who plays a butch lesbian prison inmate on the hit Netflix comedy and is gay in real life, told Ynet Tuesday…
The first Jewish same-sex wedding ceremony in Latin America was celebrated in Buenos Aires.
If queer Jewish women feel excluded from the larger Jewish community then they should take action, not wait to be invited, argues A.J. Campbell.
The Texas attorney general asked the state’s Supreme Court on Friday to revoke a marriage license issued a day earlier to two women, arguing the move violated a decade-old state ban against gay marriage and could cause legal chaos.
A Texas county issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple on Thursday, the first legal certification for a gay couple in the state since its voters about a decade ago approved a measure defining marriage as only being between a man and a woman.
J.E. Reich asks why queer women have a harder time obtaining and maintaining “safe spaces” than queer men in the Jewish community?
Rachel Timoner has been named senior rabbi at Congregation Beth Elohim, replacing Andy Bachmann at the helm of the prominent Brooklyn Reform synagogue, the Forward has learned.
Rabbi Deborah Waxman has been many firsts. Now she has become the first lesbian woman to lead a Jewish congregational institution.
A government rabbinic court in Jerusalem has issued an order prohibiting a woman from bringing her children to meet her female romantic partner.