Jewish Journal

Jewish Films at TG Film Fest

By Kalil Cohen

August 16, 2010 | 11:36 pm

1:30 pm screening - Queerly Drawn Lines - Community Sponsor, JQ International

TG Film Fest, presented by the Trans/Giving arts collective, features films by trans, genderqueer, and intersex filmmakers, a
DJ, live performances, and art for sale.  The TG Film Fest,... read on

  • Exactly Where I’m Supposed to Be

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    August 13, 2010 | 12:26 am

    Last month, I decided that I was ready to start exploring new opportunities and felt that my time working a Beit T’Shuvah should begin coming to an end.  I entered into their residential program exactly three years ago this month, and my eyes have become open to all that the Jewish... read on

  • Feeling Proud All Year Round

    By Molly Kane

    August 12, 2010 | 11:54 am

    I have experienced tremendous excitement this summer as a result of positive news for the whole LGBT community as well as the Jewish LGBT community. The accomplishments of the summer demonstrate that it does not have to be June in order to feel proud. Pride is something we deserve... read on

  • You’ve got to have faith, faith, faith!

    By Brandon Gellis

    August 6, 2010 | 9:54 pm

    Dictionary.com defines faith as:

    1.  Confidence or trust in a person or thing: faith in another’s ability.
    2.  Belief that is not based on proof: He had faith that the hypothesis would be substantiated by fact.
    3.  Belief in god or in the doctrines or teachings of... read on

  • LGBTQ Jews & Friends celebrate Prop. 8 Being Overturned

    By Janelle Eagle

    August 4, 2010 | 8:12 pm

    Imagine being treated like a second-class citizen. Denied rights based on the qualities you inherited at birth. Forced to segregate yourself to avoid violence, discrimination, and intolerance. Enduring a legal and political system that excluded you, told you that you were not... read on

  • PROP 8 Decision Day California 2010

    By Tera Greene

    August 4, 2010 | 12:18 am

    Here we go again. 

    With bated breath I have waited for this day to come, and the Day of Decision for the federal trial of the Prop 8 challenge will be happening Wednesday Aug. 4, 2010.  Why I care so much about this Prop 8 stuff and being on the front lines of it, when I feel like... read on

  • Dissonance

    By Chanel Dubofsky

    July 28, 2010 | 2:56 pm

    When I’m in Israel,  I photograph graffiti- the political, the religious, the secular, the confusing, the desperate, manic scribblings on mailboxes and bus stops. A lot of it is new, some endures from years ago, like “homo=ill.”

    I’m not surprised to see it, its Jerusalem,... read on

  • Incredible Orthodox Response to Homosexuality in Judaism

    By Janelle Eagle

    July 23, 2010 | 12:09 pm

    Statement of Principles on the Place of Jews with a
    Homosexual Orientation in Our Community

    For the last six months a number of Orthodox rabbis and educators have been preparing a statement of principles on the place of our brothers and sisters in our community who have a homosexual... read on

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Tera “Nova Jade* Greene is a professional lesbian of color and Jew by Choice.  She is a producer of music and film, a renowned DJ and always finds herself in the midst of...

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