gay jews

11.29.16

Butt Mitzvah: What it Is to Be Young, Gay and Jewish

I'm gay and I'm Jewish, but rarely do I think about the intersection between these two big parts of my identity.

2.28.16

STDs, Shame, and the Sabbath: Orthodox Jews Reflect on How They Learned About Sex

Modern Orthodox children aren't as sheltered from secular life the way some more strict Jewish denominations are, but talking about sex is still taboo, and can leave kids confused – I know I was.