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Category Archives: Religion

Mazel Tov to My Son


On Saturday, my son became a bar mitzvah, taking on the mantle of Jewish adulthood. I couldn’t be prouder—and I couldn’t be more thankful for the family and friends who came together to support him.

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Tomorrow’s Post Will Be Preempted by my Son’s Bar Mitzvah


I’m about to be the mother of a teenager. A little event we’re having for the occasion on Saturday means I’m going to be too busy actually parenting to be writing about parenting for the next couple of days. Hope you understand.

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Moses Had Two Mommies: And Other LGBTQ Passover Thoughts

Moses and Miriam

Tonight is the first night of Passover, when Jews around the world gather to celebrate freedom from slavery in Egypt, under the leadership of a man who had two mommies.

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Celebrate Purim with a Book About A Kid with Two Dads

The Purim Superhero

The Jewish holiday of Purim begins Wednesday evening, so make sure to check out this Purim book featuring a boy with two dads!

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Indiana Bill Would Allow State-Funded Adoption Agencies to Discriminate


A bill was sent to the full Indiana Senate that would allow state-funded adoption agencies and businesses to discriminate, excludes protections for transgender people, and removes the ability of local municipalities to pass their own LGBT non-discrimination protections.

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