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No Matter What the Supreme Court Decides, We’ve Already Won
Posted on Sunday May 17, 2015

By Cantor Jason Kaufman I often think about how fortunate I am to live in this period of time when social justice for the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) community is advancing at such a rapid pace. I never felt this more profoundly than on April 28, when I stood outside the United States […]

This Shabbat: Join Congregations Nationwide for a National Weekend of Prayer
Posted on Wednesday April 22, 2015

Next Tuesday, April 28, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on four combined cases relating to marriage equality. The joint suit is known by one of the cases, Obergefell v. Hodges, and could establish the freedom to marry in all fifty states. As oral arguments approach, the RAC has joined other faith organizations in co-sponsoring a […]

At the Consultation: LGBT Equality From Marriage Equality to Trans Rights
Posted on Wednesday April 15, 2015

On April 26-28, hundreds of Reform Jews will gather in Washington, D.C. for the RAC’s Consultation on Conscience, the Reform Movement’s flagship social justice event. On Monday, April 27 at 2:00 PM, Evan Wolfson, Founder and President of Freedom to Marry, will join Rabbi Denise Eger, President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, Jen […]

Family and Medical Leave Denied to Same-Sex Couples in Non-Marriage Equality States
Posted on Thursday April 09, 2015

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was signed into law 22 years ago to allow workers to take a maximum 12 weeks unpaid time off of work to care for a new child (including adopted and foster children); care for a sick child; act as a caregiver for a parent; address personal serious health concerns; […]