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Hear Beth discuss Clarity to the Chaos: Part 2 on the Twin Cities Pride Podacst.

Being All In

Rosh Hashanah Sermon 5774

Beth Zemsky

Shir Tikvah, Minneapolis MN

Shanna Tovah

In my work I give a lot of speeches and keynotes. I have to say that delivering this sermon has given me way more agitation than anything I’ve ever done. So, I want to follow Ray’s advice for a moment, that he gave us last night about those of us who have the privilege of being up on the bima, to take a moment to take this all in, and to be all in, in the moment here with you.

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Election 2012: The Country Comes Out

Guest post by Beth Zemsky, former board co-chair of the Task Force

Election 2012: The country comes out

Election Day 2012 was a momentous day. In my adopted home state of Minnesota, we fought back two regressive constitutional amendments, an anti-marriage-equality amendment and one calling for voter ID. We also turned both chambers of our state Legislature blue again for the first time in decades.

2wice Blessed: Beth Zemsky

“Being a Jew and a Lesbian are Inseparable in my work and in my world”

Minnesota Council of Foundation: Fast Forward


Fast Forward: Beth Zemsky

In this interview, Zemsky talks with Alfonso Wenker, MCF’s director of program strategy and racial equity, about her multidisciplinary approach to intercultural organizational development.

Do Policies Matter?

Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation: Research, Policy, and Personal
Volume 2005, Issue 111
Pages: 1-97
Autumn (Fall) 2005

Do Policies Matter?

This chapter provides an overview of nondiscrimination policies that include sexual orientation and gender identity and addresses how such policies might be used to improve campus climates for LGBT students, faculty, and staff.

You can read the chapter that Beth Zemsky & Ronni Sanlo wrote here.


Handbook of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Administration and Policy

Coming Out of the Ivy Closet: Improving Campus Climate for GLBT Students, Faculty, and Staff pp 247+

You can read the chapter that Beth wrote here.



Women, Girls & Psychotherapy: Reframing Resistance

In Women, Girls & Psychotherapy: Reframing Resistance – “Coming Out Against All Odds: Resistance in the Life of a Young Lesbian pp 185 – 200

You can read the book chapter that Beth wrote here.