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Mentsh: On Being Jewish and Queer

Mentsh: On Being Jewish and Queer

by Angela Brown
     
 

Tossed between sometimes contradictory cultural imperatives, queer Jews often find themselves in a soul-searching struggle to integrate their religious beliefs with their gayness. Over 30 contributors from around the world (including Israel, Serbia, and Australia) reveal their surprising, poignant, sometimes hilarious experiences in ways that offer a staggering

Overview

Tossed between sometimes contradictory cultural imperatives, queer Jews often find themselves in a soul-searching struggle to integrate their religious beliefs with their gayness. Over 30 contributors from around the world (including Israel, Serbia, and Australia) reveal their surprising, poignant, sometimes hilarious experiences in ways that offer a staggering perspective on issues of identity, institutions and culture from the viewpoint of the queer outsider struggling to belong. Contributors include: Leslie Feinberg, Bruce Shenitz, Leslea Newman, Bonnie J. Morris, Elana Dykewomon, Aaron Hamburger, and Simon Sheppard.

Angela Brown is also the editor of Set in Stone and Best Lesbian Love Stories, 2003 and 2004. She lives in West Hollywood, Calif.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555838508
Publisher:
Alyson Books
Publication date:
08/15/2004
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.95(d)

Meet the Author

Angela Brown is the editor in chief of Alyson Publications. She is also the editor of Set in Stone and Best Lesbian Love Stories, 200, 2004 and 2005. She lives in West Hollywood, Calif.

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