“If people wanted to be out, the only place they could be respected was the queer community.”
LGBTQ+ rights advocates immediately condemned the statement, including Jewish LGBTQ+ thought leaders, activists, and rabbis.
Rafi Peretz’s admission that he has practiced conversion therapy on gay youths came days after his comments calling intermarriage a “Holocaust.”
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.
Recognizing the complexity of the Israel-Palestine conflict, the Dyke March should be both pro-Israel and pro-Palestine.
Growing up Jewish and gay, Peter Fox now feels welcome at the Celebrate Israel Parade.
An event on LGBTQ issues in the modern Orthodox community drew a full house.
Sephardic and Mizrahi queer Jews face the fear of rejection from their communities. One young man is determined to change that.
While you were deciphering Taylor Swift music videos and drafting your fantasy football teams, Billy Eichner was quietly taking over pop culture.
Last March, this newspaper published a classic example of pinkwashing, which is the concerted effort by supporters of Israel to tout Israel’s excellent LGBT rights record to win support for Israel in general. In their straightforwardly titled piece, “LGBT Activists Should Know Friends From Foes,” Stuart Applebaum and Benjamin Weinthal stated plainly that activists “should be sure we are on the right side of history” by supporting the only pro-gay regime in the Middle East.