Celebrating marriage equality

Celebrating marriage equality

Last Friday night I was privileged to share my story of the fight for marriage equality at my synagogue’s Pride Shabbat. This is what I shared: Today was a historic day for marriage equality but frankly, I never thought I’d live to see this day when my son told me he...
Wedding Day!

Wedding Day!

Saturday, November 9, 2013 my son and his partner of 21 years finally married. We’ve considered them married, called Jeffrey our son-in-law and in every way but legally, they’ve been married for many years. But legally counts! Thanks to the decision of the...
Gay, Jewish and a Judge

Gay, Jewish and a Judge

  I get the Reform Judaism magazine every month and religiously put it in the recycle bin. I just don’t have time to read it and frankly, I’m usually not interested in the articles. Except for this month. The cover story this month is about the judge in Toronto...
Victory!

Victory!

This morning I sat anxiously watching CNN and reading the SCOTUS blog to find out the results of the DOMA and Prop 8 cases. First, the ruling on DOMA – yeah! It violates the Equal Protection Clause. For same-sex couples across the nation, they will now qualify to file...