Chief Rabbi Said Pride Is Bad For Jerusalem. 22,000 People Disagreed.

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Carol Kuruvilla, religion reporter of the Huffington Post summarizes the voices and the images from the 2017 Gay Pride Parade in Jerusalem Ahead of Jerusalem’s 16th annual pride parade on Thursday, Jerusalem’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi Aryeh Stern made it clear that he didn’t think such an event belonged in the ancient, holy city. Although Stern […]

Not My Feminism

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Who decided that feminism and anti-Zionism should be conjoined and expressed through actions such as support for the Boycott Divestment and Sanction Movement (BDS) movement? Two feminists offer another perspective. Both of us have​ ​years of experience as successful feminist organizers.​ We resist the notion that it is necessary to declare oneself anti-Zionist to be […]

The Bible and Trans Persons Make the Pages of The New York Times

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Transgender activist and a member of A Wider Bridge’s board of directors, Dana Beyer, comments on The New York Times’ op-ed ‘Is God Transgender,’ saying it’s obvious that trans visibility has progressed sufficiently that The Times would publish such an op-ed. I’m going to tackle something a little different now, because it tickles me and […]

Doing the Right Thing for Trans Health is Now Easier Than You Think

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“We’ve won so many victories, but our failure to promote those victories and in so doing change the culture at a fundamental level limits the impact of each success” – Dana Beyer in an op-ed on the health care providers’ attention to transgender people I’ve written many times about the importance of educating the trans […]