Lesbian Notions – The Lesbian in the Gray Flannel Suitry

July 30, 2007

Stacey Sobel and I met more than 20 years ago. I was a student leader at what was then known as the State University of New York at Albany (now it?s called the University at Albany, to make it sound more like a private school). She was a budding lesbian wanting to know how to be an activist. […]

Sacred Paths – Labels for Sexuality Seem Oppressive, Not Liberating

July 30, 2007

The recent discussion in Camp?s pages about the word ?queer? among Stephanie Bottoms, Jamie Tyroler and Don Charles ?Stuffed Animal? attracted the attention of an international scholar at the national Interfaith Academies for Religious Professionals and Emerging Religious Leaders held in Kansas City last month. […]

Camping Out in Kansas City

July 29, 2007

CAMPING AROUND TOWNWell, this will be a short version of ?Camping Out,? as it is the Sunday after the Zoey Awards and this girl is quite ?hung? and I don?t mean that in a good […]

Lesbian Notions – Repeating Holocaust History

July 29, 2007

As a second-generation Jew on the cusp of turning 50, I grew up with stories of World War II and the reality of the Holocaust. My father fought in the war; my mother was in the Signal Corps. Anti-Semitism was a hatred I was taught about at an early age – from hearing the stories of pogroms in Eastern Europe, where my family was from, to reading and talking about Hitler?s rage against anyone different from his Aryan idea. […]