Tag Archives: social justice

Sanctuary

Sanctuary. A place of refuge and protection. Places of learning and growth are sanctuaries. Dance clubs where our bodies move to the wondrous pulse of music are sanctuaries. Movie theaters where we release our minds to the wonders, sounds, and … Continue reading

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I will not be watching

I don’t know about you but I will not be watching the Winter Olympics when they begin next week. I was going back and forth about this issue, however the Russian crackdown on LGBTQ people is just too much. Here is … Continue reading

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Are you ready?

June has arrived. Many anticipate that some time this month (probably on a Monday or any day the last week of the month) the Supreme Court will issue rulings on Proposition 8 and DOMA. Confused about what the possible outcome(s) … Continue reading

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Today I am a proud Minnesotan!

The governor is set to sign the bill tomorrow afternoon making Minnesota the 12th state (13 places when you include Washington, DC) where the freedom to marry exists.      

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A Waiting Psalm

As we await news from the Supreme Court decision, I’ve prepared a psalm interpretation. You can find it here on the California Faith for Equality blog. Please share! (with appropriate citation)

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Why all the red matters to me

It has been quite a week. For me personally and our country as the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in both the Prop 8 and DOMA cases. (You can read my report from DC here)  Oh yeah and it is … Continue reading

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What did you do for Passover?

It is somewhat difficult to reflect on all that transpired in the last 36 hours. There have been many other times in my life when I felt that my feet were praying, as Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel describes, but this … Continue reading

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