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Judaism and Homosexuality: An Authentic Orthodox View

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In light of modern changes in attitude regarding homosexuality, and recent controversy surrounding Government legislation, Orthodox Rabbi Chaim Rapoport, Chief Medical Advisor in the Cabinet of the Chief Rabbi of Great Britain and the Commonwealth, explores the Jewish stance on homosexuality. Rabbi Rapoport combines an unswerving commitment to Jewish Law, teachings and val ...more
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Published April 1st 2004 by Vallentine Mitchell (first published March 2004)
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(Note that I am queer, trans and formerly Orthodox, still quite traditionally observant, also married in a very much non-straight marriage.)

tl;dr summary: the author is trying very hard to resolve the unresolvable situation that Jewish law is against homosexual acts - especially, but not exclusively, related to gay men - but most gay people are actually nice and sometimes they are religious, too? (Not really a spoiler: the situation is not resolved.)

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