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President Obama says, "It Gets Better"

Good morning, As a mother, I can only imagine how devastating it would be to lose a child. So I was shocked and saddened when I heard that several young people had taken their own lives recently after being bullied for being gay — or because people thought they were gay. No one should ever… Continue reading President Obama says, "It Gets Better"

culture/multiculturalism · homosexuality · jews of color · Jews/Jewish/Judaism/Orthodox Judaism

"One Stop Shop" Minority

Davi Cheng talks about what it’s like to be a “one-stop” shop minority, Jewish, Chinese, female and lesbian.

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Cool Jewish Events: Out on the Bimah/An Open Conversation with Gay Clergy in Los Angeles

Event: Out on the Bimah/An Open Conversation with Gay Clergy in Los Angeles Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2010 Time: 7:30pm Place: The Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Purchase tickets at http://outonthebimah.eventbrite.com/

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More on Yesterday’s blog

It’s nice when you post something on your blog and you’ve done well enough by moderating away the crazies on your blog that you don’t hear a peep about it. Okay, there was a peep. Someone commented on my post about the Rabbi Steven Greenberg event being off-color on my Facebook fan page but that… Continue reading More on Yesterday’s blog

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Cool Jewish Events: Queer Torah with Rabbi Steven Greenberg at Jerusalem Open House

Event: Queer Torah with Rabbi Steven Greenberg in celebration of the Israel release of “Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible.” Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2010 Time: 7:30pm Place: Jerusalem Open House, Hasoreg 2, Jerusalem, Israel Join the Jerusalem Open House for an evening of Queer Torah with Rabbi Steven Greenbergin celebration of the… Continue reading Cool Jewish Events: Queer Torah with Rabbi Steven Greenberg at Jerusalem Open House

adoption · homosexuality · Jews/Jewish/Judaism/Orthodox Judaism · movies · New York

Cool Jewish Events: Off and Running Movie Screening

Event: “Off and Running” Movie ScreeningDate: Sunday, January 31, 2010Time: 4:15pmPlace: IFC Center, 323 Sixth Avenue., @ West Third St., New York, NYNote: The film is also has showings from Friday, January 28, 2010-Tuesday, February 2, 2010 Special Screening co-hosted by Be’chol Lashon, Jewish Multiracial Network, Brooklyn Jews and UJA Women’s Group, with Q&A moderated… Continue reading Cool Jewish Events: Off and Running Movie Screening

Barack Obama · hair · Hispanics/Latinos · homosexuality

Please don’t…

Thank you for being my friend. Here are some guidelines so that our friendship can be a pleasurable experience for all of us. Please don’t make fun of gay people. Please don’t make fun of black people’s hair. Please don’t tell ask me why I don’t straighten my hair. Please don’t make fun of Mexican… Continue reading Please don’t…