2021 Collection: LGBTQ Pride Month

Curated Series
The Jewish Education Project

The Jewish Education Project has curated a collection of LGBTQ resources, including podcasts, book lists, engaging personal narratives, and more. We hope these resources help educators and students learn and take pride in the history, and promise of the future, of the LGBTQ community.

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Institutional Self-Assessment/Audit Tool for LGBTQ Inclusion

This comprehensive checklist is for institutions to use as a way to check how inclusive their institution is of LGBTQ people and assess their needs. The list covers issues related to institutional environment, policies, programming, and publicity.

LGBTQ History and Why It Matters

LGBTQ History & Why It Matters: A Lesson Plan

A "human timeline" activity lesson on LGBTQ history from the Roman Empire to the year 2016.

Resources to Deepen Understanding


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ESHEL Resource Booklet

A collection of resources to advance understanding and provide support to the LGBTQ community.

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SOJOURN Resource Booklet

SOJOURN guide to key terms used by the LBGTQ+ and broader community to create welcoming communities.

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JQ International: Resources

Resources from JQ International and info on JQ's Persian Pride Programming.

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JQY Resources

Jewish Queer Youth (JQY) is a nonprofit organization supporting LGBTQ youth in the Jewish community.

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Celebrating Jewish LGBT Pride

NYPL's blog lifts up important voices from the LGBTQ community in the Dorot Jewish Division.

Recommended Books on LGBTQIA+ History and Life

Recommended Books on LGBTQIA+ History and Life

Dive into the richness of LGBTQIA+ history through books written by LGBTQIA+ people and allies.

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Ordaining Gays and Lesbians: Denominational Approaches

A brief survey of the history of ordaining gay and lesbian clergy.

What’s in a Pronoun?: Resources and Activities on Third-Person, Gender- Neutral Pronouns

What’s in a Pronoun?: Resources and Activities on Gender-Neutral Pronouns

A guide to gender-neutral pronouns, with an emphasis on questions about using “they” as a singular pronoun.

for Families with Younger Children


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The GayBCs

The GayBCs, an illustrated children's book, is a joyful celebration of LGBTQ+ vocabulary for kids of all ages!

Welcoming All Families

Welcoming All Families - An Article from PJ Library

An article on acceptance of all families by PJ Library.

Personal Narratives


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18Forty Podcast: Menachem Penner & Gedaliah Robinson: A Child's Orientation

A conversation between Rabbi Menachem Penner and Penner's son Gedalia Robinson.

Celebrating LGBT Pride: Why I No Longer Hide My Rainbow

Celebrating LGBT Pride: Why I No Longer Hide My Rainbow

Student Charlie Kolodziej's words remind us what it means to not be afraid of showing who you are.


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