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Michigan Reform Jewish Clergy Urge Senator Levin to Support Anti-Bullying Bill

Noah Baron
August 10, 2012
Washington, D.C. August 9, 2012 - A group of Reform Jewish clergy in Michigan - 16 rabbis and 3 cantors - have signed a letter, coordinated by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, to Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) urging him to join 41 of his Senate colleagues in co-sponsoring the Safe Schools Improvement Act (S.506).

Censoring ‘Bully’ Does Not Undo the Bullying

Noah Baron
March 23, 2012
Some may be aware of the recently produced movie Bully, which focuses on the lives of five students who faced bullying and shows the very real impact of what bullying does to children. The vast majority of people can agree that bullying should not be an...

LGBT Youth Suicides Are No “Rash”

Noah Baron
February 21, 2012
The phenomenon of LGBT teen suicide is not an aberration, but, tragically, the rule – and it has been for decades, if not more. Yet consistently the narrative surrounding the issue has been related as if LGBT teen suicide had a definite starting point—and...

RAC Rundown: LGBT Equality

December 16, 2011
The following is part of the “RAC Rundown” series of special legislative briefings that have been presented at Tzedek Central throughout the 2011 URJ Biennial. Let’s talk about the fight for equality in America – in particular, for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and

Discrimination Begets Poverty

November 9, 2011

According to the National Coalition for the Homeless, 20% of homeless youth are LGBT (even though only 10% of the entire youth population is LGBT).

In recent years, many campaigns have been devoted to the basic civil rights denied to lesbian, gay, bisexual...