LGBTQ+ rights advocates immediately condemned the statement, including Jewish LGBTQ+ thought leaders, activists, and rabbis.
I may not be proud of being white, but it doesn’t matter how I feel about it.
“I think all of the anxiety was self-created and the lead-up was much worse than the actual coming out, at least for me.”
Leaders in the Orthodox world often ask, “Why can’t LGBTQ people be celibate and avoid their unnatural desires?” But it is unnatural to be alone.
Matthew Schultz asks why “choice” is a relevant question in the movement for LGBTQ rights.
The students, especially LGBT+ individuals, feel like they have no one to turn to in Israel
Several members waved the Jewish Pride flag, which had been banned from the Chicago and D.C. Dyke Marches.
As raucous as this Sunday’s Gay Pride Parade will be, the one that happened six years ago was especially fabulous. Just days before, the Supreme Court had overturned the Defense of Marriage Act, the law forbidding LGBTQ people to marry.
On the anniversary of Juneteenth and the Stonewall Riots, Jews must remember that LGBTQ Jews and Jews of Color must be welcomed to our community.
As we fight the violent bigots on the far right, it is disheartening that those who purport to be more welcoming are closing their doors to us.