Based on your answers, we think you might find the following pages helpful...
Keshet ~ Keshet is dedicated to full LGBTQ equality and inclusion in Jewish life. Find an affirming synagogue near you or check out their nationwide events!
From Conversion Therapy to a Rainbow Yarmulke ~ From the Death, Sex, and Money Podcast comes this episode about two gay Jewish friends who met in a conversion therapy program, left it, and won the lawsuit they filed that shut it down.
UnErased: The History of Conversion Therapy in America ~ Garrard Conley wrote about his experiences with gay conversion therapy in his bestselling memoir Boy Erased. Then he hosted this podcast exposing the dark side of religious intolerance toward people who identify as LGBTQ+.
Coming Out As You Guide ~ Need a little guidance coming out? Not even sure what you're coming out as, or how to talk with your family and friends about it? The folks at The Trevor Project created a 3-step program you can do at home for free. And if you decide not to come out, that’s ok too.
Break Free Together ~ Dinner parties for people healing from sexual shame? We're down. Linda Kay Klein, author of Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement that Shamed a Generation of Women and How I Broke Free, founded this organization bringing together people from various religious backgrounds for story exchange over the dinner table. Break free from shame!
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• LGBTQ - Whether you need a safe place to stay after being kicked out of home, or you want advice for coming out, or you're looking for affirming resources to share with religious loved ones, find support here.
• Judaism - This page offers resources specifically for people with a Jewish background, from Orthodox to Reform.
• Faith-Friendly Resources - If you still find comfort in faith, the organizations listed here will be sensitive to your beliefs while offering support for your doubts
• Mental Health - Do you find yourself struggling with depression or anxiety after a loss of faith? Learn more about Religious Trauma Syndrome and find a therapist or peer support group who can help.