LGBTQ+ Jewish Life

Being a Mom in an All-Woman Family

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

Jewish Ways to Observe LGBTQ+ History Month

October is LGBTQ+ History Month. What began as a single day, National Coming Out Day on October 11, is now a month dedicated to honoring those who lived their lives as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and the history of the community.