Tag archive for ‘transgender’
Smadar Shir On Monday, July 18th, 2016

A rabbi of many colors: A genderqueer Conservative rabbi

  Rabbi Becky Silverstein of Pasadena, California, has become intimately familiar with the routine. It happens every time he shows his passport before boarding a flight. “I have nothing personally against More...

News Brief On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

VIDEO: Caitlyn Jenner ‘to pose naked for Sports Illustrated wearing only Olympic medal and US flag’

  40 years after Bruce Jenner appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated as Bruce, the record-breaking Olympic star, Caitlyn Jenner will reportedly appears on the latest cover of Sports Illustrated wearing More...

News Brief On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Court: Haredi family can’t block transgender son’s cremation

    Israel’s highest court has rejected a haredi Jewish woman’s petition against her son’s wish to be cremated after he had committed suicide. The supreme court decision, reached More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Jewish woman becomes first openly transgender White House official

The White House announced Raffi Freedman-Gurspan’s appointment on Tuesday. This represents another great leap forward by the Obama administration regarding LGBT rights. Freedman-Gurspan was born in Honduras More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Transgender Youth Don’t Have Anything Wrong With Their Hormones

  Johanna Olson, MD, and her colleagues at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, provide care for the largest number of transyouth in the U.S. and have enrolled 101 patients in a study to determine More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

VIDEO: See Caitlyn Jenner Preach Acceptance in Emotional ESPYs Award Speech

Caitlyn Jenner made an emotional plea for “accepting people for who they are” as she was honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at tonight’s ESPYs in Los Angeles. Jenner, donning More...

Israeli National Labor Court: the Law Forbids Discrimination against Transgender People in the Workplace

The National Labor Court on Wednesday determined last week that the Employment (Equal Opportunities) Law forbids discrimination against male or female employees on the grounds of their gender identity, a More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, May 10th, 2015

World first survey uncovers widespread homophobia at UK sports events

Spectator stands are the most likely sporting environment for homophobia to occur: 85 percent fear for the safety of gay people. Three out of four people have witnessed or experienced homophobia in sport,  More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Patricia Arquette Defends Bruce Jenner to Meredith Vieira

Inevitable Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner for 2015 Patricia Arquette has come out hard against the people who are making fun of Bruce Jenner who may be a transgender. While a guest on the Meredith Vieira More...

Noam Meir On Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Larry Gluck Affiliate Suing over Sex Parties in Leased Offices

A firm affiliated with Larry Gluck’s Stellar Management is involved in a lawsuit over wild transgender sex parties held in one of the office spaces which it rents out. Hole in One Associates L.P has filed More...

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