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Last year, my 15-year-old daughter, Eva, adopted at birth, was thrilled to discover through DNA testing that she had 4 biological siblings in Arkansas.
I am Black, I am Jewish, and I am a lesbian, among other things – and I am all of those things at all times in every context; not parts that intersect, but a whole person who fits into different worlds and spaces.
Coming out and owning my bisexuality has reinforced that this – and all parts of my identity – make me wholly Jewish.
The life I live today as a queer Jew of color would not have been possible without our queer forebears and the work they did around the 1969 Stonewall rebellion.