Mentsh : on being Jewish and queer /

Mentsh : on being Jewish and queer / Mensch edited by Angela Brown. - 1st ed. - Los Angeles, Calif. : Alyson Books, 2004. - xx, 380 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-380).

Growing up and coming out. Israel 90210 / One hundred years of gratitude / Times are changing, reb Tevye / Oh, my Godzilla / On becoming a man / What about the children? / Portrait of the artist as a young faygeleh / Coming out at sixty-five / Family. A letter to my great-grandfather on being Jewish and gay / The thing is very close to you / The cantor and Carol Channing / Conversion / My big fat Jewish sperm donor / The Liberty Theater / Oy vey, the kids are gay / O.M.: Ode to the Maccabees / Relationships, marriage and sex. Creating a little more room under the chuppah / A lesbian intermarriage (or, The date from Gehanna) / Top man / From Mayo to mishpucha / Saying kaddish / In the land of anti-Semites / Seizing the moment / The "Jews," the "collaborators," and the politics of rimming / Finding our place in the world. Da'at / Good luck in the real world / Hasidism and drag queens (or, Memoirs of a contrary son) / The idea of home / A Jew in the South / Aggrieved / Identity crisis: tales of a wandering Jew / The whole Jewish thing / Stories from our lives. She koogled me? / The letter--and the word / The chutzpah / My rabbis and myself / Mouna in flight / Exile / The great J. (Jewish) Gatsby / Raphael Simon ; Lesléa Newman ; Dan Fishback ; Bonnie Kaplan ; Jeffrey Bernhardt ; Ronnie Sanlo ; Adam Seth Rosen ; Roy Liebman -- Warren J. Blumenfeld ; Angel Brown ; Eric Pliner ; Chana Wilson ; Harlyn Aizley ; Daniel M. Jaffe ; Beverly Kopf ; Carol Frischman -- Ina Turpen Fried ; Siobhán Houston ; Edward M. Cohen ; Liz Morrison ; David May ; Simon Sheppard ; Davi Cheng ; Miodrag Kojadinović -- Jay Michaelson ; Shifra Teitelbaum ; Bruce Shenitz ; Sara Marcus ; Rob Rosen ; Jill Dolan ; Steven Cooper ; Bonnie J. Morris -- Tania Katan ; Hinde Ena Burstin ; Faith Soloway ; Arthur G. Marx ; Sue Katz ; Aaron Hamburger ; David Rosen.

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Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Judaism.
Jewish gay men.
Jewish lesbians.

BM729.H65 / M46 2004

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