Posts Tagged ‘ lgbtq ’

The 19th-Century Lesbian Writer Who Met a Tragic End

December 17, 2014
By
amy-levy

The challenges and rewards facing the female entrepreneur, the depiction of same-sex love, and a critique of the materialist values of affluent Jewish society—these contemporary themes got an early, gripping treatment long before Philip Roth, Gloria Steinem, and Susan Sontag by  pioneering 19th-century author Amy Levy.  One of seven children…

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The Dyke and the Dybbuk

March 31, 2014
By
dyke-dybbuk

It’s not easy being a dybbuk. Jewish tradition holds that dybbuks are demons who drive people crazy, but…

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A 1980s Gay Boy and his Jewish Bubbes

November 12, 2013
By
gutterboys

In Alvin Orloff’s novel Gutterboys—written in 2004, but set in the punk fever of the early 1980s—Jeremy Rabinowitz…

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The Jewish Women Who Inspired the Defeat of DOMA

June 28, 2013
By
thea-spyer1

By now you probably know all about Edie…

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Let My People Go

January 24, 2013
By
let-my-people-go

There’s a place where romantic fairy tale meets…

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Hitler’s Homosexuals

November 12, 2012
By
castro-theater

Have you ever wondered what made San Francisco…

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Uncle Feygele

March 1, 2012
By
10902551

“Who exactly are my people? Where do the…

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Gays, Gypsies and Jews

January 23, 2012
By
gay-gypsy-jew

A lot has been said about a new…

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Keep Your Wives Away from Them

June 15, 2011
By
keep your wives away from them

Being a lesbian and an Orthodox Jew isn’t necessarily a…

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Survivor’s Guilt

June 2, 2011
By
survivors guilt

In the opening scene of the film adaptation of X-Men (2000), a…

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Ten Commandments+South Park

January 11, 2011
By
then commandments+south park

A feminist rapper checks out how women were treated in…

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The Consummate Showwoman

November 11, 2010
By
The Consummate Showwoman

Sarah Bernhardt flirted with the novelist Alexandre Dumas,…

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