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Collage of two photos includes one of a smiling man marching in a pride parade with a Shaar Zahav banner behind him and the other photo shows the same man with his husband as they both wear rainbow Star of David shirts

“It’s not as much fun being gay;
It’s now the American way.
What was edgy and cool
Is really old-school
When everyone thinks we’re OK.”

Eddie Reynolds
An interracial lesbian couple shares their first kiss on their wedding day with their friends and family cheering in the background

This Pride Month, I’m settling into my new job as a member of the Union for Reform Judaism’s Audacious Hospitality team, and one of the elements of this work that

Cantor Shira Stanford-Asiyo
Rainbow flag in the breeze

Pride Month, celebrated annually in June, offers an opportunity for LGBTQ folks and their allies to celebrate increased visibility.

Max Antman
Globe supported by hands

In literature as in life, liminality represents the state of being “in between,” altered by what has come before and in anticipation of what is yet to come.

Rabbi Lucy Dinner
Men in white tees holding up an LGBTQ rainbow flag

On May 2, 2017, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) reintroduced

Max Antman
Injustice written on a blackboard with the Un partially erased

As anyone with a Jewish mother can attest, guilt is a powerful tool. (Now that I’m a Jewish mother myself, I can crack that joke.) Its power often prompts us to act.

Catherine Gibson
Little girl from behind wearing superhero cape

Long ago in Persia, before tweets and 24-hour news cycles, a royal vizier named Haman had the ear of King Achashverosh, a foolish and malleable man.

Deborah Rood Goldman
Closeup of a person wearing a rainbow kippah standing in front of the US Capitol building

We recently read the story of Joseph in parashat Vayeishev.

Max Antman
Young woman in shadow jumping on the beach; water and sunlight in the background

If each of us took a moment to reflect on the highlights of this chaotic past year, I’m sure we would compile a diverse list.

Cantor Mark Goldman

On December 8, the National Center for Transgender Equality released the findings from the

Max Antman

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