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Welcoming Synagogues: Queering Jewish Religious Spaces

(8) Comments | Posted January 19, 2012 | 12:21 PM

Rebecca S. Wax knows what it's like to feel unwelcome.

"I have an Orthodox [Jewish] sister, 14 years older, and when I came out at 22 she brought me straight to the rabbi's wife," said Wax. "It was really scary. She said I would be sad and lonely my...

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Women Underrepresented In Hollywood On Screen And Behind The Camera

(1) Comments | Posted February 24, 2010 | 12:34 PM

(The following story by Jessica Youseffi comes courtesy of Neon Tommy, the voice of Annenberg Digital News. )

Females in Hollywood continue to be just as significantly marginalized, hyper-sexualized and underrepresented as they were 30 years ago, according to a study released Tuesday by USC Annenberg professor Stacy...

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