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  1. Stay Out of It
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  10. Marriage Civil Partnership
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  13. Chief Rabbi and Gay Marriage
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  16. Same-Sex Marriage and Judaism
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  19. New Hope For Gay Orthodox Jews
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  22. Homosexuality in Jewish Thought
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  25. Gays & Lesbians Under the Chupah
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  28. Reform Judaism backs Gay Marriage
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  31. WRJ and LGBT Rights: A Brief History
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  34. Orthodox Response to Same-Sex Marriage
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  37. Orthodox Attitudes to Gay People Shift
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  40. Orthodox Judaism and the LGBT+ Community
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  43. What Does Judaism say about LGBT People?
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  46. God vs. Gay? and Through the Door of Life
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  49. Union for Reform Judaism - LGBT Inclusion
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  52. More on Conservative Judaism & Gay Marriage
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  55. "Gay Judaism" and the Struggle for Inclusion
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  58. Conservative Rabbis approve Same-Sex Marriage
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  61. Jewish Denominational Perspectives on Marriage
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  64. Masorti Judaism says Yes to Same-Sex Ceremonies
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  67. Can Conservative Religion Survive Gay Marriage?
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  69.  
  70. Honor the Holiness of Lesbian and Gay Marriages
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  73. Rabbis Discuss Judaism's Relationship with Gays
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  76. Conservative Jews approve Gay Wedding Guidelines
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  79. Orthodox Judaism and Gay Marriage: Incompatible?
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  82. Gay Rabbis, God’s Will, and Conservative Judaism
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  84.  
  85. Civil Marriage for Gay and Lesbian Jewish Couples
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  88. Are LGBT Synagogues the Best of American Judaism?
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  91. Feminist Sexual Ethics Project - Same-Sex Marriage
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  93.  
  94. Text of the Reform Judaism Gay Marriage Resolution
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  96.  
  97. Orthodox Judaism Finally begins to face Gay Rights
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  99.  
  100. For Many Jewish Youth, Gay Marriage is a New Normal
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  103. Why the Religious need to Stop Fighting Gay Marriage
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  105.  
  106. Reform Judaism Declares Support for Marriage Equality
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  109. LGBT Community Response to Masorti Same Sex Ceremonies
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  112. Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism - LGBT Rights
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  115. Masorti makes History as Rabbis approve Same-Sex Marriage
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  118. What is the Halachic Source for Objection to Gay Marriage?
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  121. Institute for Judaism, Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
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  124. Why Orthodox Jews Should Not Oppose Legalizing Same Sex Marriage
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  126.  
  127. Same-Sex Interfaith Couples Face Roadblock to Marriage in Judaism
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  130. Rituals and Documents of Marriage and Divorce for Same-Sex Couples
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  133. What is Judaism's View on the Current Same-Gender Marriage Debate?
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  135.  
  136. Rabbi’s Coming-Out highlights Dramatic Shift in Conservative Judaism
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  139. Steve Greenberg: How Orthodox Jews Changed Their Minds On Gay Rights
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  142. Resolution in Support of Equal Rights and Inclusion for GLBT Persons
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  144.  
  145. OU Disappointed by President Obama’s Endorsement of Same Sex Marriage
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  147.  
  148. 5 Reasons being an Orthodox Rabbi Compelled me to Support Gay Marriage
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  150.  
  151. True ‘Religious Liberty’ requires Orthodox Jews to support Gay Marriage
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  153.  
  154. Reconstructionist Movement Endorses Civil Marriage for Same-Sex Couples
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  156.  
  157. The Chuppah Awaits: Liberal Jews drive the U.K.’s Equal Marriage Campaign
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  160. Changing the Discussion about Gay Rights in the Orthodox Jewish Community
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  163. The Yellow Star and the Pink Triangle: Judaism and Gay Rights in the 1970s
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  166. Conservative Rabbinic Group issues Guidelines for Same-Sex Wedding Rituals
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  169. Union for Reform Judaism - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Inclusion
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  172. Balancing Tradition and Modernity, UK Masorti Judaism Allows Same-Sex Ceremonies
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  175. Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Rabbinical Assembly’s Same-Sex Marriage Guidelines
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  178. What Does Judaism have to say about Homosexuality, Jewish Same Sex-Marriages and Ordination?
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  182.  
  183. Jews and Gays
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  186. Gays are the New Jews
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  189. Gay Rights: Where do we Stand?
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  192. Standing up for LGBT Human Rights
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  194.  
  195. Is Being Gay Easier if you’re Jewish?
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  198. My Jewish Perspective on Homosexuality
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  201. Gay and Lesbian Rights: How Jews See It
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  204. Jews and the Gay Liberation March, 1993
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  207. Put Gay Rights on the Global Jewish Agenda
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  210. Two Voices: Have Gay Rights gone Backwards?
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  212.  
  213. Do Homosexuals Fit into the Jewish Community?
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  216. No Holds Barred: The Jewish View of Homosexuality
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  219. Jewish Community leads the Way in Gay Rights, says Rabbi
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  222. Religious Freedom vs. Gay Rights: The Picture-Book Edition
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  224.  
  225. New Study shows American Jews Overwhelmingly Support LGBT Rights
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  227.  
  228. Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Rights
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  231. Jewish Groups give Mixed Response to ADL Call for Gay Rights Pressure on Russia
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  234. Anti-Defamation League Compares Russia's Abuse of Gays to Soviet Treatment of Jews
  235. http://forward.com/articles/182477/anti-defamation-league-compares-russias-abuse-of-g/?
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  237. How Jews Brought America to the Tipping Point on Marriage Equality: Lessons for the Next Social Justice Issues
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  241.  
  242. Same-Sex Marriage
  243. http://www.myjewishlearning.com/life/Life_Events/Weddings/Contemporary_Issues/Same-Sex_Marriage.shtml
  244.  
  245. Same-Sex Civil Marriage
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  248. Jews for Marriage Equality
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  250.  
  251. Israelis support Gay Marriage
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  253.  
  254. Same-Sex Marriage and the Jews
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  257. State Laws on Same-Sex Marriage
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  259.  
  260. Jews should support Gay Marriage
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  263. A Sunday call on Same-Sex Marriage
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  266. Poll: 81% of Jews Back Gay Marriage
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  269. New York, Jews, and Same Sex Marriage
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  271.  
  272. GOP Jews Back Same-Sex Marriage Efforts
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  274.  
  275. Same-Sex Ceremonies See the Light of Day
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  278. A Jewish Perspective on Same-Sex Marriage
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  281. Why do so Many Jews Support Gay Marriage?
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  284. Jewish Currents Tag Archives: Gay Marriage
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  286.  
  287. 83% of American Jews Support 'Gay Marriage'
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  290. Welcoming Gay Marriage, as Americans and Jews
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  293. Why 83% of U.S. Jews Support Marriage Equality
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  296. US Jews among the most Supportive of Gay Marriage
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  299. Jews and the Changing Nature of Same Sex Marriage
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  301.  
  302. Gay Marriage’s Jewish Pioneer: Faygele ben Miriam
  303. http://tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/101628/gay-marriages-jewish-pioneer
  304.  
  305. Are Jews OK with Gay Marriage or do they Condemn It?
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  307.  
  308. L.A.'s Persian Jews struggle with the Issue of Gay Marriage
  309. http://articles.latimes.com/2013/aug/16/local/la-me-0817-persian-jews-20130817
  310.  
  311. Republican Anti-Gay Marriage Stance Alienates Jewish Voters
  312. http://mic.com/articles/8938/republican-anti-gay-marriage-stance-alienates-jewish-voters
  313.  
  314. Jewish Activist Chronicles the Fight for Gay Marriage Rights
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  316.  
  317. Why Intermarriage Poses Threat to Jewish Life — but Gay Marriage Doesn't
  318. http://forward.com/articles/181603/why-intermarriage-poses-threat-to-jewish-life-bu/
  319.  
  320. A Decade Later, Mass. Jews look back at Legacy of Same-Sex Marriage First
  321. http://www.jta.org/2014/05/30/life-religion/a-decade-later-mass-jews-look-back-at-legacy-of-same-sex-marriage-first
  322.  
  323. Maine Voices: At Hanukkah, Rejoicing over Peaceful Victory for Same-Sex Marriage
  324. http://www.pressherald.com/2012/12/12/at-hanukkah-rejoicing-over-peaceful-victory-for-same-sex-marriage_2012-12-12/
  325.  
  326. Examining Jewish Perspectives on Same-Sex Marriage Within Massachusetts’ Legal Framework
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  330.  
  331. Jewish Blessings greet Gay Marriage Ruling
  332. http://blogs.forward.com/forward-thinking/179339/jewish-blessings-greet-gay-marriage-ruling/?
  333.  
  334. ADL welcomes Supreme Court Decision on DOMA
  335. http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/adl_welcomes_supreme_court_decision_on_doma_looks_forward_to_day_when_same
  336.  
  337. Jewish Responses to Same-Sex Marriage Decisions
  338. http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/jewish_responses_to_same_sex_marriage_decisions
  339.  
  340. Liberal Jewish Groups win in Gay Marriage Ruling
  341. http://forward.com/articles/179330/liberal-jewish-groups-win-in-gay-marriage-ruling/?
  342.  
  343. American Jews delighted by U.S. Gay Marriage Ruling
  344. http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/jewish-world-news/1.532331
  345.  
  346. Jewish Groups ride Roller-Coaster Week of Supreme Court Rulings
  347. http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/jewish_groups_ride_roller_coaster_week_of_supreme_court_rulings
  348.  
  349. Jewish Responses to the Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Rulings
  350. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/06/27/jewish-responses-to-the-supreme-court-s-same-sex-marriage-rulings.html
  351.  
  352. Orthodox, Reform Groups differ on Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Call
  353. http://www.jta.org/2014/10/08/news-opinion/politics/orthodox-reform-have-opposite-takes-on-supreme-court-gay-marriage-move
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  356.  
  357. 'US VP Biden lauds Jewish Drive for Gay Rights'
  358. http://www.jpost.com/Jewish-World/Jewish-News/US-VP-Biden-lauds-Jewish-drive-for-gay-rights-313965
  359.  
  360. Joe Biden: Jewish Leaders helped Gay Marriage Succeed
  361. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/22/biden-jewish-leaders-helped-gay-marriage-succeed/
  362.  
  363. Biden Praises Jews, Goes Too Far, Accidentally Thrills Anti-Semites
  364. http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/05/biden-praises-jews-goes-too-far.html
  365.  
  366. Biden says Jewish ‘Influence’ behind American Cultural Politics is ‘Immense…Immense’
  367. http://mondoweiss.net/2013/05/influence-cultural-politics
  368.  
  369. Vice President Biden Acknowledges 'Immense' Jewish Role in American Mass Media and Cultural Life
  370. http://ihr.org/other/biden_jewish_role
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  373.  
  374. New York Gay Marriage: Follow The (Jewish) Money
  375. http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2011/06/new-york-gay-marriage-follow-the-jewish-money/
  376.  
  377. Joe Lieberman’s Jewish Reasons for Opposing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
  378. http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2010/12/joe-liebermans-jewish-reasons-for-opposing-dont-ask-dont-tell/
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  381.  
  382. LGBT Jews
  383. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:LGBT_Jews
  384.  
  385. List of LGBT Jews
  386. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_LGBT_Jews
  387.  
  388. Jewish LGBT Organizations
  389. http://jqinternational.org/resources/jewish-lgbt-organizations/
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  392.  
  393. Jewish Gay Rights Leaders and Activists
  394.  
  395. Larry Kramer -- co-founder of "Act Up," a homosexual/AIDS activist organization; co-founder of the Gay Men's Health Crisis
  396. Alan Klein -- co-founder of group ACT UP, co-founder of group Queer Nation, National Communications Director and chief spokesperson for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation [GLAAD]. Klein also co-founded the successful multimedia campaign STOPDRLAURA.COM
  397. Arnie Kantrowitz -- co-founder of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation [GLAAD].
  398. Jonathan D. Katz -- founded and chairs the Harvey Milk Institute, the largest queer studies institute in the world. A long time queer political activist, was a co-founder of Queer Nation, [the key San Francisco branch].
  399. Harvey Fierstein -- film actor [Mrs. Doubtfire]; well-known gay activist.
  400. Moisés Kaufman -- playwright and film director [The Laramie Project].
  401. Israel Fishman -- founder of the Gay Liberation Caucus in 1970 [now known as the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Round Table of the American Library Association], the world's first gay professional organization.
  402. Bella Abzug and Edward Koch -- both Jewish -- the first members of the U.S. House of Representatives to introduce legislation banning discrimination based on sexual orientation [1974].
  403. Winnie Stachelberg -- political director, Human Rights Campaign [HRC]
  404. Michael S. Aronowitz, The New York Log Cabin Republicans.
  405. Tony Kushner -- gay activist; Tony and 1993 Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright [for Angels in America, 1992].
  406. Len Hirsch -- president of the GLBT federal government employees group, GLOBE.
  407. Meg Moritz, Ph.D. -- a Director and member of the Executive Committee of GLAAD.
  408. Barbara Raab -- an NBC-TV producer; a "Jewish lesbian feminist journalist, writer."
  409. Charles Kaiser [?] -- author & founding member of National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association [NLGJA].
  410. David Goodstein -- owner/publisher of the gay magazine The Advocate [1975-1985]; co-founder of the National Gay Rights Lobby.
  411. Judy Wieder -- Editor-in-chief, The Advocate gay magazine.
  412. Alison Bechdel [?] -- cartoonist creator and author of the bi-weekly comic strip "Dykes to Watch Out For."
  413. Kevin Koffler -- Editor-in-chief, Genre gay magazine.
  414. Garrett Glaser -- National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association [NLGJA] national board member.
  415. Ronald Gold -- reporter for Variety; a leader in the fight to overturn the American Psychiatric Association's policy that homosexuality is an illness.
  416. Magnus Hirschfeld -- early gay rights activist in Germany; founded one of the first gay rights organizations, the Scientific Humanitarian Committee; coined the term "transvestism"; fled Nazi Germany.
  417. Fred Hochberg -- deputy administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration; co-chair of the Human Rights Campaign [HRC].
  418. Michael Berman -- member, Human Rights Campaign Board of Directors
  419. Mitchell Gold -- HRC Board
  420. Marty Lieberman -- HRC Board
  421. Andy Linsky -- HRC Board
  422. Dana Perlman -- HRC Board
  423. Abby Rubenfeld -- HRC Board
  424. Andrew Tobias -- HRC Board
  425. Lara Schwartz -- Senior Counsel, HRC
  426. Heather Wellman -- HRC Field Coordinator
  427. Dan Furmansky -- HRC Senior Field Organizer, West
  428. Sally Green -- HRC Associate Field Director
  429. Rick Rosendall -- President, Gay & Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, DC.
  430. Barney Frank -- member of U.S. Congress; helped create non-discriminatory employment policies in all U.S. federal agencies
  431. Kerry Lobel -- executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
  432. Robin Margolis -- American coordinator of the Bi Women's Cultural Alliance and author [Bisexuality: A Practical Guide].
  433. Evan Wolfson -- Senior Staff Attorney, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund -- and -- the executive director of Freedom to Marry.
  434. Jennifer Einhorn -- Communications Director, Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation [GLAAD]
  435. Nancy Alpert -- Treasurer, GLAAD
  436. Judy Gluckstern -- Board of Directors, GLAAD
  437. Stephen M. Jacoby -- Board of Directors, GLAAD
  438. Matt Riklin -- Board of Directors, GLAAD
  439. Carol Rosenfeld -- Board of Directors, GLAAD
  440. William Weinberger -- Board of Directors, GLAAD
  441. Tanya Wexler -- Board of Directors, GLAAD
  442. David Huebner -- General Counsel, GLAAD
  443. Richard Goldstein -- Village Voice writer on gay culture and politics
  444. Ron Schlittler -- Director of Field & Policy, Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays [PFLAG].
  445. Craig Ziskin -- Deputy Director of Development, PFLAG.
  446. Debra Weill -- Senior Field & Policy Coordinator, PFLAG.
  447. Dody Goldstein -- Board of Directors, PFLAG.
  448. David Horowitz -- Board of Directors, PFLAG.
  449. Shawn Frank -- Board of Directors, PFLAG.
  450. Leon Weinstein -- Chair, Nominating Committee, PFLAG.
  451. Kate Kendell [?] -- National Center for Lesbian Rights.
  452. Gayle Rubin -- lesbian author/activist.
  453. Hilary Rosen -- a founding member of the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund; former board co-chair of the Human Rights Campaign.
  454. Roz Richter -- American attorney and activist.
  455. Bob Kunst -- long-time activist in gay and Jewish causes.
  456. Marty Seldman -- president and board co-chair, "National Gay & Lesbian Task Force" [NGLTF].
  457. "National Gay & Lesbian Task Force" [NGLTF]. Board co-chairs: Rachel Rosen
  458. Dave Fleischer -- Director of Training [political training], NGLTF.
  459. Craig Hoffman -- Board of Directors, NGLTF.
  460. Beth Zemsky -- Board, NGLTF.
  461. Marsha C. Botzer -- Treasurer, NGLTF.
  462. Jeff Levi -- first, Levi was NGTF's lobbyist, early 1980s [NGTF became NGLTF in 1985]. Later, he was NGLTF executive director.
  463. Bill Rubenstein -- developed the ACLU Lesbian and Gay Rights Project
  464. Martin Duberman -- author/historian; founded the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at the City University of New York.
  465. Ben Schatz -- Executive Director, Gay and Lesbian Medical Foundation.
  466. Kevin Schaub -- Executive Director and Dean of the Harvey Milk Institute in San Francisco, the world's largest center for queer studies.
  467. Sarah Schulman -- American playwright, novelist, and activist [one of the founders of the Lesbian Avengers, a direct-action lesbian rights organization].
  468. Susan Spielman -- principal/head of Common Ground, an education/consulting firm specializing in workplace sexual orientation education; her company has worked with hundreds of U.S. organizations, helping them to implement domestic partner benefits plans; co-author of the book Straight Talk About Gays in the Workplace.
  469. Gertrude Stein -- wrote the first openly lesbian novel, "Q.E.D.," in 1903, but it was only published posthumously in 1950.
  470. Rikki Streicher -- American activist and businesswoman.
  471. Michael Goff -- founded Out magazine in 1992.
  472. Paulette Goodman -- founder of local chapter [Washington D.C.] of PFLAG and served as President of the National PFLAG organization from 1988-1992.
  473. Jeffrey Newman -- president and COO of the Gay Financial Network; president and CEO of out.com.
  474. Jim Levin -- New York gay historian.
  475. Barrett Brick -- Treasurer, GLAA [Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance]
  476. Robin Tyler -- American comedian [born Arlene Chernick] who was the first openly gay comic in North America; Tyler is also an activist who was the stage producer for the first three gay marches on Washington and the national protest coordinator for the "Stop Dr. Laura" campaign; she produces women's comedy and music festivals, and operates a lesbian travel-tour company.
  477. Dr. Bruce Voeller -- American gay rights activist, molecular biologist, physiologist, and AIDS researcher (pioneer in the use of nonoxynol-9 as a spermicide); cofounder and first executive director of the National Gay Task Force; creator of the Mariposa Foundation [an AIDS prevention research organization].
  478. Mark Elderkin [?] -- co-founded Gay.com.
  479. Leroy Aarons -- American professor, journalist, and founder of the National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association (1990).
  480. Dr. Donald I. Abrams -- American physician, HIV expert, medical marijuana researcher, and past president of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association.
  481. Johnny Abush -- Canadian archivist of the International Jewish GBLT Archives.
  482. Roberta Achtenberg -- civil rights lawyer and federal official; appointed as Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity by President Bill Clinton in 1993.
  483. Miriam Ben-Shalom -- American Army Reserves drill sergeant and gay activist; in 1986 she won a ten-year legal battle with the Reserves when a court ordered her reinstatement; founder of the Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Veterans Association [GLBVA] in 1990, serving as its first president.
  484. Larry Brinkin -- American gay activist who brought the first domestic partnership lawsuit [against Southern Pacific Railroad, 1982].
  485. Rob Eichberg -- American psychologist, co-creator of National Coming Out Day [October 11th].
  486. Scott Evertz -- in April 2001, President Bush appointed him to serve as the Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy [ONAP].
  487. Gene Falk -- American business executive; Senior Vice President of the Showtime Digital Media Group; part of the team that launched and marketed the U.S. TV series Queer as Folk; Chair of the Board of Directors of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation [GLAAD].
  488. Surina Kahn -- American lesbian activist.
  489. Larry Kessler -- founding director in 1983 of the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, the largest AIDS support organization in New England.
  490. Kathy Levinson -- American investor and philanthropist; serves on the board of PlanetOut; also on NGLTF Board of Directors.
  491. Judith Light -- actress, activist for gay causes.
  492. David Mixner -- gay activist, political consultant; co-founder of the Municipal Elections Committee of Los Angeles [MECLA], a group of wealthy gays and lesbians who became influential in local politics; president Bill Clinton's Special Liaison to the Gay-Lesbian Community.
  493. Dan Savage -- American author of gay-themed books [The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant; Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in America] and gay-themed- sex-advice columnist [Savage Love].
  494. Susan Schuman -- American executive vice-president and general manager of the Planet Out gay and lesbian online service.
  495. Scott Seomin -- American entertainment media coordinator for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation [GLAAD].
  496. Jason Serinus [Jay Guy Nassberg] -- founder and coordinator of the Lavender Healing Network; a former gay activist with the New York chapter of the Gay Liberation Front.
  497. David Sine [?] -- American CEO of C1TV, the first U.S. gay and lesbian cable TV network.
  498. Rex Wockner -- longtime gay, American journalist who has reported news for the gay press since 1985.
  499. Jack Fritscher -- became Editor in Chief of Drummer gay magazine [1977].
  500. Leslie Feinberg -- American trade unionist, transgender activist and author [Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to RuPaul].
  501. Allan Ginsberg - late Jewish poet and leading member of North American Man Boy Love Association
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