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Lgbtq Jews

Welcome To The Isle Of Klezbos, Where Yiddish Meets Queer

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts

About to get married to the gay love of your life? Consider hiring a klezmer band. The centuries old Yiddish wedding music, so long associated in lay ...

The Incredibly True Adventures of a Lesbian Bartender: That Time I Met a Homophobic Anti-Semite

Jodi Savitz | Posted 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Jodi Savitz

On this night I just can't help but offer my two cents to the asshole whose blatantly anti-Semitic, homophobic slurs begin to radiate throughout the space where I so calmly and coolly am drinking a semi-local brew on my night off.

Being Queer and Jewish in Ultra-Orthodox Brooklyn

J.E. Reich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
J.E. Reich

Perhaps my refusal to truly be myself in Crown Heights, to be open about who I am, a Jewish queer woman, is not entirely oppressive. Lost in my own preconceptions about the community that I love with verocity, despite everything, I forgot that people here, as everywhere, are complex.

It Gets Beautiful: One Rabbi's Perspective On Being Jewish And LGBTQ

Rabbi Andrea Myers | Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Andrea Myers

The phrase "It Gets Better," essential as it is, leaves me wanting more. It shouldn't just get better. Colds get better. Life should get beautiful