Souls of Our Students - A Transgender Focus - A documentary film featuring student experiences
Built on the success of the award-winning documentary "Souls of Our Students" addressing diversity in race, religion, sexual orientation and socioeconomic status in our schools, "A Transgender Focus" is a 10 minute supplement interviewing three transgender students and providing perspectives from a parent and a teacher.
It Gets Better Project
In response to the tragic LGBTQ teen suicides in fall of 2010, sex columnist Dan Savage started a video campaign, including people from across the globe (i.e. President Barack Obama, Ke$ha, and Ellen DeGeneres) to submit videos to let LGBTQ teens know that they are not alone and “it gets better”. Watch "It Gets Better: Gay Orthodox Jews"
In December 2010, NFTY partnered with BBYO and USY to end bullying and support LGBTQ teens with Keshet’s “Community Pledge to Save Lives”. Keshet is an advocacy organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered Jews.
Hineini: Coming Out in a Jewish High School
Shulamit Izen, a high school student, speaks about her sexual identity and commitment to Judaism.
Day of Silence Message from Lance Bass
Lance Bass suggests we end GLBTQ bullying and harassment by participating in the Day of Silence.