A synagogue has held the first known gender-neutral “B’nei Mitzvah” in the UK for a non-binary teenager. The Jewish coming of age ritual is typically gendered, with males attending a Bar Mitzvah and females attending a Bat Mitzvah. When Esther Thorpe, 14, came out as non-binary last year, their mother, Miriam, worried about how the(…)
For many of us LGBT seniors, the movie “The Wizard of Oz” seemed to resonant with our life experiences as we traveled our own hazardous yellow brick life paths toward discovering who we were and how to survive in a hostile culture. Our LGBT sub-culture adopted many of the images from this timeless tale,(…)
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