Jay Michaelson is the author of four books and two hundred articles on religion, sexuality, and ethics. His most recent book, God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality (Beacon), was an Amazon.com bestseller and Lambda Literary Award finalist. Jay is a contributor to CNN, NPR, the Jewish Daily Forward, Religion Dispatches, The Daily Beast, Salon, The Huffington Post, and the New York Times. Jay is also the founder of Nehirim, a national LGBT Jewish community. He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, a Ph.D. in Jewish Thought at the Hebrew University, B.A. from Columbia, and an M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence.