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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
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

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

Max Antman

I first met Eva in a Temple Tots program that my wife and I conducted at our Reform congregation in a small New England town. At that time, Eva was about 3 years old and living as a boy.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer

By the time she was 3 years old, Jazz Jennings (not her original first name or her real last name) knew she was meant to be a girl.

Kate Bigam

 In the wake of the Orlando shooting, statements of solidarity with the LGBTQ community quickly tumbled forth.

Idit Klein (JTA)
Characters in scene from Transparent

Most people have at least heard of Amazon’s groundbreaking television show, Transparent, which along with transgender actress Laverne Cox of Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black and

Wes Hopper

On November 14, May Peleg, a leader and activist in the Israeli LGBT community, took her own life at the age of 31.

Rabbi Noa Sattath

This week marks Transgender Awareness Week, leading up to Transgender Day of Remembrance on Friday, November 20th.

Tracy Wolf

Coming home from the temple where I served as rabbi, I spotted a bag from our local pharmacy on the kitchen counter.

Rabbi Helen T. Cohn

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