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Friday, August 30 • 10:45pm - 11:45pm
Y-LOVE: Coming Out in Jewish Music: How Did Coming Out Affect Jewish Hip-Hop?

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When I came out in 2012, the story debuted at #1 on OUT Magazine and made it to the front-page of CNN Entertainment, and definitely started buzz in the Jewish world. Now I'm a full-fledged activist, working with Jewish LGBT organizations such as Keshet, Eshel and JQ International. In this session I will share what I saw and learned from coming out as a Jewish entertainer, and what that has meant to me as part of the Jewish community and LGBT community at large is the topic of this session.

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Yitz Jordan AKA Y-Love

"Crossover success."; "The soundtrack to social progression."; undeniably one of the decade's most dynamic artists -- Y-LOVE.  Y-Love (Yitz Jordan) has made a name for himself as a hip-hop artist, multicultural educator, conflict resolver, fashionista, activist for social change, and political pundit -- all in six short years. | When Y-Love (Yitz Jordan) released his first mixtape in 2005, the world took note of the... Read More →

Friday August 30, 2013 10:45pm - 11:45pm
Spiritual Center

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