LGBTQ+ Jewish Life

Life Outside of the Binary

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
June 7, 2021
Grace is an alum of the URJ's JewV'Nation Fellowship LGBTQIA cohort. Our writer sat down with Grace to talk about gender and Judaism.

Reconsidering Pride

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This training will provide foundational information about the history of Pride and how to be inclusive of the LGBTQ+ community by addressing homophobia, transphobia, and heteronormativity. This training will apply an intersectional lens to Pride, as well as share how to incorporate critical components of racial equity, diversity, and inclusion within our congregations and communities.

Being a Mom in an All-Woman Family

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
May 3, 2021
June and her partner, Betsy, adopted two girls from Guatemala and raised them together until Betsy died of cancer 4 years ago. June talked with me about the great joy she felt in fulfilling her dream of becoming a mom and the challenge she and her teenage daughters faced after suffering such a tremendous loss.