Conservative Rabbis Pass Transgender Welcoming Resolution

Earlier this month an influential body of rabbis passed a resolution calling for synagogues to be “explicitly welcoming” of transgender people. As the country debates which bathrooms transgender people can use, the rabbis of Conservative Judaism officially declared their support of transgender rights. The Conservative movement is comprised of institutions including congregations, schools, camps and seminaries worldwide. The Rabbinical … More Conservative Rabbis Pass Transgender Welcoming Resolution

Largest Jewish Religious Group in U.S. Embraces Transgender Rights

Posted by Melanie Nathan, November 05, 2015. The Union for Reform Judaism met in Orlando, Florida this week, for its biennial conference, where it endorsed a policy detailing specific steps to be taken by synagogues to thwart discrimination against  transgender people. Included is the crucial adoption of gender-neutral language and the provision of gender-neutral restrooms, … More Largest Jewish Religious Group in U.S. Embraces Transgender Rights

North Carolina Would Be Senator Has Ugandan Gay Blood on his hands

BLOOD ON HIS HANDS? Molotov Mitchell, 35, is the only Republican candidate running against Josh Stein for state senate in District 16. By Melanie Nathan, March 19, 2014. An ultra conservative filmmaker who questioned President Barack Obama’s U.S. citizenship and voiced support for Ugandan anti-homosexuality laws filed Thursday to run against N.C. Sen. Josh Stein … More North Carolina Would Be Senator Has Ugandan Gay Blood on his hands

My Queer* Answer to Michael Savage’s Bribe to Gingrich

by Melanie Nathan, a Lesbian liberal Democrat… Dec 12, 2011 I remember once turning my radio dial and hearing the nuttiest commentary ever. It was a man called Michael Savage. He was ranting like a crazy person saying stuff I would not repeat in my deaf dog’s ear.  I turned the dial again and he … More My Queer* Answer to Michael Savage’s Bribe to Gingrich