Gender Variant Category

I’m finally posting a few stories that were in the cue. We’ll start with France. This was huge. Last Saturday, the night before International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, France became the first country in the world to no longer classify trans identities as a mental illness. Advocates in France have been putting the pressure […]

Please consider contributing an essay for an anthology on the subject of Jews and Transgender. I am eager to hear from representative Jewish voices in trans, gender variant and intersex communities. Persons of any gender or no gender or shifting gender, please feel welcome to contribute. Jews with no relationship to Judaism, secular Jews and […]

A few months back, Jewish Mosaic launched a new project, TransTexts: Exploring Gender in Jewish Sacred Texts, that Rabbi Elliot Rose Kukla and Rabbinical student Reuben Zellman have been working on for quite some time. I’ve had the honor and privilege of studying with both of these phenomenal teachers. They’ve both been incredible, and humble, […]

(apologies to those who aren’t living in new york city – this is an event announcement) (it seems like there are many more radical purim extravaganzas going on all over the country, though, and i’m posting this announcement in part to encourage folks to think big and exciting for next year…) this year’s eighth-or-so edition […]

Check out this opportunity if you’re in the Providence, RI area! Therapy with GLB/TGI Clients: Raising Clinician Awareness and Identifying Treatment Approaches Presenters: Y. Gavriel Ansara, Liz Cantor Ph.D., Beth (Stump) Olsen Venue: Psychological Ctrs, Inc./URI Counseling Ctr Training Program Date: Friday, February 29th, 2008 Time: 8:30-4:30 a.m. Credits: 6 Continuing Education (CE) credits for […]


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