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Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum celebrates 20 years at the largest LGBT synagogue

November 29, 2012
Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum is the senior Rabbi at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in New York City, which is the largest LGBT congregation in the world. In honor of her 20th year at CBST, Rabbi Kleinbaum recorded a “You’ve Got” video for AOL, discussing her activism and passion for LGBT equality.Read More

November 29, 2012

Anti-LGBT Bill in Uganda Could Be Hours Away, Death Penalty Remains; Religious Voices Conspicuously Absent in International Protest

Religious voices are dangerously absent in the international outcry against the anti-LGBT bill poised to pass in Uganda this year.

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Dr. Oz Agrees with National Health Organizations that 'Reparative Therapy' Is Dangerous and Not for Minors

One day after the airing of a show in which Dr. Oz discussed “both sides” of a debunked and dangerous practice, often called “reparative therapy”, he has now written a blog post distancing himself from the practice.

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November 28, 2012

Dr. Oz Show Irresponsibly Frames "Ex Gay" Topic

Producers of the Dr. Oz Show framed their program on so-called reparative therapy in a way that provided a lengthy platform for junk science, and a NARTH representative was introduced by Dr. Oz as an “expert” and spoke to countless parents and youth in the audience, as if NARTH’s work and practices represent legitimate and acceptable medical practices.

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Eye On the Media: Facts About So-Called 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Recent developments concerning so-called “ex-gay” programs will likely capture media attention. When reporting on this issue, it is absolutely critical that journalists provide audiences with the proper context for this discussion.

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