Jewish organizations are railing against the Trump administration’s removal of Obama-era protections for transgender youth.
Does LGBT inclusion just mean maintaining the status quo with queer window-dressing? Idit Klein says her 14 years at Keshet have taught her the opposite is true.
It’s Shabbat and a teen named David desperately wants to come out to his family. Watch what happens next.
(JTA) — Attention all Bostonians looking for a good, old-fashioned, R-rated outgoing voicemail message: Sarah Silverman and Keshet, an organization that advocates for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Jews, might be able to help. Attendees of the Keshet Cabaret on March 27 will have the opportunity to bid on a personal voicemail from the raunchy comedienne, The Boston Globe reports.
The line between respecting religious beliefs and violating rights of LGBT people is at the center of a debate over a children’s picture book featuring a family with two fathers.
This year, Hanukkah falls close to the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Trans author S. Bear Bergman explores the intersection in a new book.
In less than two decades, Keshet has evolved from a small grassroots group in Boston advocating the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Jewish life to a nationwide organization that, today, operates on a $1.7 million budget and has educators in over 200 Jewish communities across the country.
Crossposted From Haaretz
I am one of those retrospective people who loves to reflect and analyze the events of the past 12 months at the end of each calendar year. So this weekend, while snowed in at my parents’ home in western Massachusetts, I set out to answer this: What were the top 10 moments for Jewish women in 2010? Here’s the countdown: