Reform Movement Slams Trump for Transgender Ban

The Reform Movement condemned President Donald Trump’s recent decision to ban transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military as discriminatory. On behalf of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, President David Stern and Chief Executive Steven A. Fox issued a statement expressing outrage with an act they deemed as an “unpatriotic slap in the… Read More

LGBTQ Advocacy Group Eshel to Host Retreat for Orthodox Parents

Sometimes, parents know their child is gay even before their child does. That was not at all the experience of Mindy Sager Dickler, whose family is modern Orthodox. Her son, Elie, coming out five-and-a-half years ago took her completely by surprise. Though Dickler and the rest of the family were supportive, it was new terrain… Read More

Out and Devout: Panel of Faith Leaders Addresses LGBTQ Community

On Sunday, leaders from four faiths — Judaism, Buddhism, Islam and Christianity — met to talk about their relationships, but not with each other. The Human Rights Campaign and Brown Memorial’s Tiffany Series co-hosted a panel discussion on “Faith Matters: Religion and the LGBTQ Community in Fractious Times.” Del. Mary Washington (D-District 43), who is… Read More

All That Glitters Judy Gold continues her comedic kvetching at the Gordon Center

Emmy Award-winning writer and longtime comic mainstay Judy Gold never thought she’d be waking up in the morning to finish her cup of hot coffee while tweeting at the president of the United States. Gold’s well aware of the absurdity here: but that’s her job. Pointing out the ridiculousness of the everyday humdrum world or,… Read More