coming out

A Letter to my Younger Self Series: Dubbs

This post is part three of a longer series of posts in which members of the Keshet community write letters to their younger selves. Today’s letter is written by Keshet’s Education and Youth Program Associate, Dubbs Weinblatt. 

Coming Out for my Transgender Daughter

There it sat and it had sat for a very long time. We felt exhausted, vulnerable, and full of anxiety. ...

Celebratory Sacrifices: Coming Out

In the times of the ancient Israelites, we were supposed to make sacrifices to God on many different occasions. When ...

Queer at a Jewish Boarding School in North Carolina

My journey of figuring out my sexual orientation began when I was 12 years old and living in a suburb of ...

Personal/History: Teaching the Next Generation about the AIDS Crisis

I spent the evening of November 3rd weeping. I’d been teaching Tony Kushner’s Angels in America to my high school ...

Finding Community, Finding a Role Model

Throughout the month, in partnership with RAVSAK, Keshet is celebrating 10 years of Hineini: Coming Out in a Jewish High School. ...

Hineini: 10 Years of Coming Out in Jewish Spaces

A dozen or so years ago, I was working as an educator at a large Conservative synagogue in the suburbs ...

Coming Out to Grandma

I never thought of myself as the type to lie to my grandmother. She’s always been my biggest fan. When ...

Coming Out & Combining Names

After 11 years of marriage, my wife Kate and I are finally going to change our last names. I’m a ...

Coming Out at Our JCC

My three-year-old loves her preschool. Now in her third year there, she has friends she is close to, teachers she ...