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Sat/Sun 10/23-24: Altneuland – Israeli Queer Cinema Festival – New York NY

October 22, 2010


  Tomorrow October 23rd and Sunday October 24th NYU presents Altneuland, a two-day film festival of Israeli Queer Cinema. The seven movies included at the festival represent some of the finest selections from current Israeli LGBT cinema. Read the article and view the screenings schedule on  

Fort Worth councilman offers hope to youths struggling with their sexuality | Local News

October 15, 2010


Read the article on A texas politician who gets it. Very moving. Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns reaches out to GLBT teens with a personal story and a message of hope. Keep a box of tissues handy.

A rabbinic response to the recent spate of young gay suicides – New York NY

October 6, 2010


Shulamit Izen at Brown University’s Hillel In A Flood of Homophobia, a Davar Torah on Parashat Noach, Rabbi David Mitchellresponds to the recent spate of young gay men taking their own lives (including Rutgers student Tyler Clementi, who jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge) by asking us, as individuals and the Jewish […]

Critically injured bias attack victim about to lose health insurance

June 29, 2010


French prof was brutally beaten after a Gay Pride parade in Albany and spent the past two weeks in the ICU. His teaching contract expires this summer, and with it his health insurance.

Sen Gillibrand to address NYC gay shul’s Pride Shabbat service tonight

June 25, 2010


via To read the article click here

Late June NYC Jewish culture events (thanks again to Ruth Kaufman)

June 21, 2010


The bottom third of June is full of events of interest to NYC Jews.

Judge hears closing arguments in Proposition 8 case – Oakland North — North Oakland News, Food, Art and Events.

June 18, 2010


Judge hears closing arguments in Proposition 8 case Co-lead plaintiff attorney, David Boies. By: Dara Kerr | June 17, 2010 – 1:12 pm | Filed Under: Front, Politics | Tagged: Charles Cooper , judge Vaughn R. Walker , perry v schwarzenegger , Proposition 8 , Theodore Olson As Theodore Olson, the attorney for the same-sex […]