Posts Tagged ‘LGBT’

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Megan’s Fall Television Wish List

Oy, I love the fall. Crunching leaves, crisp air, warm sweaters … Wait, I live in Los Angeles. Never mind. There is still one warm and spicy caffeinated pumpkin-flavored fall constant … TV! Now is the time to meet new shows, welcome back returning favorites and get way too excited when Adam Scott shows up…

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Haaaaave You Met Bi Erasure?

Sponsored by The Lash Lounge Rosa Diaz of Brooklyn Nine-Nine is amazing bi representation. Her character shows an honest and relatable experience that was written in part due to actor Stephanie Beatriz’s experience of being bisexual. But I’m not here to talk about how wonderful Rosa and Brooklyn Nine-Nine are (yet). I’m here to say…

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Commentary: Religious Liberty – It’s Not Only For Christians

In mere moments — in a speech given at the Department of Justice’s Religious Liberty Summit in Washington, D.C. — Attorney General Jeff Sessions doubled down on the Trump administration’s commitment to religious liberty. On July 30, Sessions made an announcement that would further electrify right-wing evangelicals in this country — the creation of a…

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Laying Out The Welcome Mat

Shaarey Zedek reaches out to LGBTQ+ community. Congregation Shaarey Zedek is making a concerted effort to reach out to marginalized communities, starting with those who identify as “LGBTQ+”: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, queer and any sexual or gender minority that doesn’t yet have an initial. Rabbi Aaron Starr announced the initiative in his May 26…

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Building An Inclusive Community

Since attending the General Assembly in October of 2016 in Washington, D.C., I have altered my lens to view my journey in this community as a Jewish journey — one that I’ve been on for 26 years, and one that has taken a dramatic turn in the past three years. My Jewish journey started out…

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Overnight Camp For LGTBQ Jewish Campers

Camp in Ontario runs from Aug.19-26. Canadian Young Judaea is launching the first Jewish overnight camp program for LGTBQ and Jewish campers, called Machane Lev. Machane Lev will be housed at Camp Shalom in Gravenhurst, Ont., and will run from Aug. 19-26, for kids 8-16 years old. Machane Lev is committed to being an inclusive…

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