VIEWS ON THE U.S.

Anti-Semitism Is the New Social Justice

Author: Nadiya Al-Noor Published: February 22, 2017

Young Muslim interfaith queer activist Nadiya Al-Noor calls on Jewish students to be proactive in campuses and… Read more

A Joy-filled Farewell for Ellen Frank

Author: Tom Sandborn Published: February 18, 2017

Ellen Frank, self-described ‘Jewish lesbian feminist mother, grandmother and activist,’ passed away in Vancouver Jan. 30. On… Read more

“My Palestinian pride is not measured by your hatred of Israel”

Author: Walid Issa Published: February 14, 2017

Walid Issa, a senior associate at Solomon Strategies Group and a board member of several nonprofit organizations… Read more

“AIDS Is A Gay Disease”

Author: David Benkof Published: February 14, 2017

Gay philanthropist, historian and writer David Benkof explains why he thinks that AIDS is a gay disease,… Read more

When The Times (Finally) Recognized Gay Unions

Author: David W. Dunlap Published: February 9, 2017

In 2002, Steven Goldstein and Daniel Andrew Gross’  partnership was the first same-sex union to be announced… Read more

Dear President Trump

Author: Gil Steinlauf Published: January 20, 2017

Openly gay Rabbi Gil Steinlauf, Senior Rabbi at Adas Israel Congregation, Washington, D.C., wrote an open letter… Read more

“I’m Beginning to See What My Parents Saw in 1930s”

Author: Neta Alexander Published: January 23, 2017

Irena Klepfisz, daughter of Holocaust survivors and a second-wave feminist, explains why she joined the Women’s March… Read more

Impressions of Israel Orthodox LGBT Lecture Tour

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: January 18, 2017

Zehorit Sorek and Daniel Jonas are in the midst of a tour of talks around the U.S.… Read more

Martin Luther King Day to remind us the road of equality isn’t done

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: January 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Jan. 16, is a celebration of his life and a reminder… Read more

YU Not Safe for LGBT People

Author: Eitan Arom Published: January 6, 2017

Gay former Yeshiva University student Joshua Tranen wrote an essay claiming that the Modern Orthodox institution in… Read more