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Orthodox Judaism and LGBTQ Issues

Efforts to make the community more compassionate have stopped short of sanctioning gay relationships.

How to Find Someone to Officiate at Your Jewish Wedding

Rabbis and cantors aren't the only options, and chemistry matters.

Judaism and LGBTQ Issues: An Overview

Jewish attitudes about non-heterosexual identities have shifted dramatically in recent decades, with sharp differences between the Orthodox and liberal movements.

How Jewish LGBT Weddings May Improve Straight Ones

Heterosexual couples have much to learn from gay ones when it comes to designing their wedding ceremony.

Adapting the Sheva Brachot for Same-Sex Marriages

Tweaking the traditional rituals and blessings for LGBT wedding ceremonies.

Reconciling Biblical Morality with Our Own

This passage's assumptions are in some cases abhorrent to contemporary sensibilities.

History of Jewish Lesbianism

A chronological outline of Jewish views of lesbianism from biblical to modern times.

An Orange on the Seder Plate

This progressive Passover custom is surprisingly misunderstood.

Gay, Gray and Jewish

A Jewish-lesbian-grandmother-feminist-activist shares her story.