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CONVERSATIONS: Union of Reform Judaism Approves Sweeping Transgender Resolution

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North America’s largest Jewish community approved a resolution Thursday that is the most far-reaching in support of transgender rights of any major religious organization.

Some 5,000 members of the Union for Reform Judaism are meeting this week in Orlando.

Justin Tanis is managing director of the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California.

90.7’s Amy Green talked with Tanis about what the vote means.

 


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Amy Green covers the environment for 90.7 News. She is an award-winning journalist whose work has been heard on NPR and seen in PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor. She began her career at The Associated Press. Her book on the Everglades, under contract with Johns Hopkins ... Read Full Bio »

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