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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
U.S. Capitol

No matter which candidate you voted for, today is a momentous day. It marks the beginning of a new period in our shared history.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner

The inscription inside the kippot (head coverings) shared on my wedding day read, "September 2, 2016, Marriage of Michael and MacDara."

Michael Bannett
Two smiling faces holding Jewish LGBTQ pride signs during a Pride Parade

I grew up in Potomac, MD, right outside of Washington, D.C. Like most young people in my area, growing up I had had little interaction with gay people, who were nearly invisible in suburbia.

Matt Adler

Smashing the glass: It’s the most recognizable and iconic of rituals at the Jewish wedding, and while the explanation for this most tangible of Jewish customs has been interpreted by many, the most

Rabbi Joshua Caruso

I often think about how fortunate I am to live in this period of time when social justice for the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) community is advancing at such a rapid pace.

Cantor Jason Kaufman

When I left for college my freshman year, I was nervous about exploring a new Jewish community.

Jordan Dashow

As the much-anticipated oral argument approaches in the marriage equality cases coming out of the Sixth Circuit Court before the Supreme Court, the fight for marriage equality within states wages o

Jordan Dashow

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