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By adamg - 6/4/11 - 7:20 pm

BosGuy reports the Red Sox have become the third major-league team to announce plans for an "It Gets Better" video aimed at bullied LGBT youth. The announcement comes after 9,000 people signed an online petition by a 12-year-old Sox fan from New Hampshire.

By adamg - 12/22/10 - 7:11 pm

Like the dining room table, a reporter for some conservative Web site learns Barney Frank doesn't think much of gotcha attempts:

By rsiasoco - 3/4/10 - 3:30 pm

I can only shake my head when I see those white posters with the iconic red crosses at the campus where I work.

Give blood? Sure.

Except that my blood is not the right kind of blood. My donation, after completing the form in which I am asked point-blank about my sex life, will be summarily thrown away–despite the fact that this blood could save another life.

By adamg - 9/29/09 - 1:54 pm

Bay Windows reports the Federation of Gay Games today chose Cleveland for the 2014 Gay Games.

By adamg - 9/21/09 - 2:39 pm

City Councilor Mike Ross answers the Bay Windows article alleging harassment of gay cruisers in the reeds:

By adamg - 9/20/09 - 11:29 am

Last week, Bay Windows wrote: Boston P.D. cracking down on cruising in the Fens.

Mike Mennonno, himself gay, doesn't think so, because gays looking for some anonymous fun aren't the target of the police. He praises the BPD for attempting to crack down on vandals who have been rampaging through the Victory Gardens - where he has a plot:

By rsiasoco - 6/3/09 - 8:09 am

News from the ivory tower: Harvard has endowed the nation’s first chair in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered studies. This will be the first of its kind, and was established by the school’s gay and lesbian caucus.

By Keshet18 - 3/19/09 - 11:31 am

Keshet's Training Institute for Jewish Educators
May 31 - June 3, 2009
Pearlstone Retreat Center, MD

Apply online!

Join this national gathering of educators, clergy, youth professionals and community leaders to learn:

  • How to design and facilitate workshops on diversity and GLBT inclusion for faculty, staff, youth, and parents in Jewish educational institutions;
  • How to combat homophobia and other forms of bias in Jewish youth culture;
  • By Socializing4Justice - 3/9/09 - 4:04 pm

    Need a break from the stress of (looking for) work, the economy, and everyday life? Looking for something to do that is fun, cheap, and progressive?

    We're heading to the Garment District for Thrifting for Justice on Thursday, March 12 at 6pm!

    By Keshet18 - 3/3/09 - 3:36 pm

    Seeing as the Keshet office is in an old brewery building, it's about time we had a beer tasting event! Join us for an evening of fine brews as our beer expert imparts some hoppy knowledge.

    Details:
    Sunday, April 19, 7:10-8:30 pm
    Keshet member's home, South Boston, MA
    Cost: $15

    RSVP for contact info by Tuesday, April 14 to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617-524-9227.

    By Keshet18 - 3/3/09 - 3:32 pm

    Ahhh, Sunday -- the time for sleeping in, reading newspapers, and having some delicious brunch. Join the 20s and 30s crowd for a lazy morning of pancakes, fruit, and good company.

    Details:
    Sunday, April 5, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Keshet member's home, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    Cost: $5

    RSVP for contact info by Thursday, April 2 to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617-524-9227.

    By Keshet18 - 2/23/09 - 11:02 am

    Keshet's Shabbat potluck was such a success that we're making it a regular event. Join us the last Friday of every month for a relaxed Shabbat meal. Bring a favorite vegetarian dish to share. All ages welcome!

    Details:
    Friday, February 27, 7 - 9 pm
    Keshet member's home, Jamaica Plain

    RSVP for location by Thursday, February 26 to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617-524-9227.

    By Keshet18 - 2/23/09 - 11:01 am

    It’s time for everyone’s favorite Jewish drag holiday - PURIM! Embrace your inner fashion designer and create a fabulous costume. (Then join us at the Gragger Purim Party on March 21 to show off your new costume!)

    Details:
    Thursday, March 5, 7 - 9 pm
    Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon St., Brookline, MA

    RSVP by March 4 to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617-524-9227.

    By Keshet18 - 2/23/09 - 11:00 am

    Join us at Temple Ohabei Shalom for a special GLBT Shabbat with Ben Klein, a senior attorney at GLAD and the lead counsel in the case that brought marriage equality to Connecticut. Ben will share his thoughts about the legal road ahead for GLBT rights. Grab a snack and schmooze at the oneg following services.

    Details:
    Friday, March 6, 7:30 pm
    Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon St., Brookline, MA

    RSVP by March 4 to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617-524-9227.

    By Keshet18 - 2/23/09 - 10:50 am

    Bring the kids - or just act like one - and help us kick-off our new Keshet Parents' Group. Whether your specialty is strikes or gutter balls, you've gotta love those funny-looking shoes.

    Details:
    Sunday, March 22, 2-4 pm
    Lanes and Games, 195 Concord Tpke. (Route 2 E), Cambridge, MA
    Cost: $4.75 game (per person), $3.00 shoe rental

    RSVP by March 19 to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617-524-9227.

    By Keshet18 - 2/23/09 - 10:48 am

    Keshet's Shabbat potluck was such a success that we're making it a regular event. Join Keshet the last Friday of every month for a relaxed Shabbat meal. Bring a favorite vegetarian dish to share. All ages welcome!

    Want to host a dinner? Contact Elyssa at [email protected] to reserve a date.

    RSVP by March 26 to Elyssa.
    Check http://www.keshetonline.org in March for location and time!

    By Keshet18 - 2/23/09 - 10:45 am

    8 pm - 11pm
    Temple Israel, Levi Auditorium
    477 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

    Reserve your tux, polish your dancing shoes, and join us for a star-studded evening of music, theater, and a fabulous auction (including gems such as an African Safari and a signed collection of Tony Kushner’s works)! This year we will honor Jewish GLBT activists Kate Bornstein and Enid Shapiro. Last year’s event sold out, so get your tickets early.

    Purchase tickets online at http://keshetcabaret2009.eventbrite.com.

    By Keshet18 - 1/9/09 - 10:26 am

    Join Keshet for a cozy evening of taste-bud enlightenment as we learn all there is to know about tea. (Or at least all that you need to know to impress your friends.)

    Details:
    Saturday, January 31, 7:30-9:30 pm
    Cafénation, 380 Washington St., Brighton, MA, 02135
    Cost is $5.

    RSVP by Thursday, January 29 to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617-524-9227.

    By Keshet18 - 1/9/09 - 10:21 am

    Queer Shabbat is back! Bring a favorite vegetarian dish to share and join other Keshet members for a relaxed Friday night meal.

    Details:
    Friday, January 23, 7:00-9:00 pm
    At a Keshet member's home, Brookline, MA, 02445

    RSVP by Tuesday, January 20 for address to Elyssa at [email protected] or 617-524-9227.

    Keshet works for the full inclusion of GLBT Jews in Jewish life. [http://www.keshetonline.org]

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