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Israel's struggle with gay conversion therapy - Yahoo! Maktoob News

Israel's struggle with gay conversion therapy
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The situation led Rabbi Yosef to start Hod, the Hebrew acronym for religious gays, in 2008.
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5 Reasons Being an Orthodox Rabbi Compelled Me to Support Gay Marriage

5 Reasons Being an Orthodox Rabbi Compelled Me to Support Gay Marriage | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
I am coming out of the closet. I am an Orthodox rabbi and an advocate for gay marriage. I am pro-gay-rights because I am an Orthodox rabbi, not in spite of it....
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Year of deaths, and firsts: 2014 in the gay Middle East - Haaretz

Year of deaths, and firsts: 2014 in the gay Middle East - Haaretz | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
Mostly bitter news, but some defiantly sweet: the most important LGBT headlines out of one of the world’s most violently homophobic regions.
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When LGBT children come out the closet, their Orthodox parents go in - Jewish World Features

When LGBT children come out the closet, their Orthodox parents go in - Jewish World Features | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
When a child comes out in an Orthodox community, parents share the burden of hiding. At an annual retreat, participants find comfort in knowing they’re not alone.

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Gay Jews: Hatred Is Not Halacha

Gay Jews: Hatred Is Not Halacha | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
Others have always accused us of sinister plots to corrupt or control the broader society.
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Orthodox and gay | Washington Jewish Week

Orthodox and gay | Washington Jewish Week | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
The night Gidon Feen came out as gay at his Orthodox high school after-graduation party, he said he could feel his stomach boiling. While he had come out to
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The trials and triumph of an Orthodox Jewish transgender child - Haaretz

'God knows I'm a girl,' says the Midwestern teen who was shunned from her synagogue upon transitioning from Moshe to Miryam.
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National Jewish Museum seeks LGBT anecdotes - San Diego Jewish World

National Jewish Museum seeks LGBT anecdotes - San Diego Jewish World | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
PHILADELPHIA (Press Release)–In anticipation of Philadelphia’s citywide commemoration of the gay rights movement in 2015, the National Museum of American Jewish History is launching “LGBT Stories: A Collecting Project,” a new website that focuses...

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Jewcy.com | “I'd Be Much Happier Married To A Religious Gay Man” by

Jewcy.com | “I'd Be Much Happier Married To A Religious Gay Man” by | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
The handwritten note reads: “I'd be much happier married to religious gay man than as a single, Orthodox (straight) woman.” It's a simple, unadorned statement, but terribly poignant—and I think a little ambiguous.
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Joy Ladin — Gender and the Syntax of Being: Identity and Transition

Joy Ladin — Gender and the Syntax of Being: Identity and Transition | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to the lifelong work of being at home in ourselves? We explore this question through her story of transition from male to female — in an orthodox Jewish world.
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Love Your Neighbor: An Interview with Goldie Goldbloom

Love Your Neighbor: An Interview with Goldie Goldbloom | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
I first met Goldie Goldbloom when I was in fourth grade. She was sitting behind me in synagogue and touched the sleeve of my sweater, saying, “What a beautiful cardigan!” It baffled me at the time; I didn’t know what the word “cardigan” meant.
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Israeli, Orthodox and Gay | AWiderBridge

Israeli, Orthodox and Gay | AWiderBridge | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
Israeli LGBT Orthodox leaders (right to left) Zehorit Sorek, Asaf Lebovitz, and Eyal Liebermann, with A Wider Bridge Executive Director Arthur Slepian, at
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"Keep Not Silent" Queer Women in Film Series | Facebook

"Keep Not Silent" Queer Women in Film Series | Facebook | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
"Keep Not Silent" 2/18 film about lesbian in Orthodox Judaism http://t.co/dJ3JpDx7Iv @OHIOHillel @OULGBTcenter @OUMulticultural @UCMathens
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On homosexuality, top YU rabbi just doesn't get it - Jewish Journal

On homosexuality, top YU rabbi just doesn't get it - Jewish Journal | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
On homosexuality, top YU rabbi just doesn't get it
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Rabbi Willig, why won't you talk to actual gay people before expressing your opinions? I am a close talmid (student) of your son-in-law, Rabbi Gidon Shoshan.
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Whole Self Movement

Whole Self Movement | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
Religion in America: The transgender rabbi on religious rituals, gender fluidity, and the language of LGBTQ inclusion.
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Study: Highest Suicide Rates Among Religious Homosexuals

Study: Highest Suicide Rates Among Religious Homosexuals | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
3.5% of the young people interviewed attempted suicide.
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Orthodox Jews Should Not March Alongside the LGBT Sunday

Orthodox Jews Should Not March Alongside the LGBT Sunday | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
The understanding that was maintained for two decades has been overturned.
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Pride of place: New DIY minyan draws LGBT Orthodox Jews - Jewish World Features

Pride of place: New DIY minyan draws LGBT Orthodox Jews - Jewish World Features | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
A monthly Shabbat gathering in New York that aims to offer a 'unique traditional and Orthodox space' for members of the community proves unexpectedly popular.
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Why Are Loving Jews Exiled by the Orthodox World? - Algemeiner

Why Are Loving Jews Exiled by the Orthodox World? - Algemeiner | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
Over the years we have seen the return of Russian Jewry, Ethiopian Jewry, and more recently the homecoming of thousands of French Jews to the land of Israel.
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“It’s a Horrible Sin. If They Find Out, I Will Not be Able to Stay”: Orthodox Jewish Gay Men’s Experiences Living in Secrecy

“It’s a Horrible Sin. If They Find Out, I Will Not be Able to Stay”: Orthodox Jewish Gay Men’s Experiences Living in Secrecy | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
“It’s a Horrible Sin. If They Find Out, I Will Not be Able to Stay”: Orthodox Jewish Gay Men’s Experiences Living in Secrecy. . . doi: 10.1080/00918369.2014.988532
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Why an Orthodox Rabbi Helps Gay Men Marry Lesbian? | Israel ...

Why an Orthodox Rabbi Helps Gay Men Marry Lesbian? | Israel ... | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
Why an Orthodox Rabbi Helps Gay Men Marry Lesbian? By admin · March 25, 2014 · Comments Off Jewish World Videos · Tagged: gay, Israel, lesbian, orthodox, Rabbi, religion · Share on Facebook. Tweet ...
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Frum Gay Girl: GITTEL'S DAUGHTER: The child of an Orthodox transwoman

Frum Gay Girl: GITTEL'S DAUGHTER: The child of an Orthodox transwoman | Orthodox Gay Jews | Scoop.it
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LGBT Orthodox Jews Find a Safe Space in Online Social Media

Growing up in an ultra-Orthodox family in Brooklyn in the 1970s, Moshe struggled with his homosexuality. “I went to yeshiva and there were no gay characters on television,” said Moshe, who asked that we not use his real name.

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