Audacious Hospitality Toolkit: LGBTQ Educational Resource Module

Union for Reform Judaism.


This toolkit helps synagogues create a more inclusive environment for LGBTQ people.


LGBTQ history in the Reform movement; inclusive ways to call people to the Torah; LGBTQ pronouns; forms with sexuality and gender diversity; videos; Powerpoints; guides

Recommended Audience

leaders and staff, especially Reform Jewish



Practical Applications

  • Become more welcoming to LGBTQ people by sharing this with your leaders and discussing what can be implemented at your synagogue.
  • Ensure that your community programming, such as a summer camp, is inclusive for LGBTQ youth and their families by updating your forms and considering the use of pronouns.

About the Contributor

Kelly Minas

Kelly Minas designs and directs evaluation processes for grants, resource consulting, and educational programs at the Center for Congregations. Kelly received an undergraduate degree in American culture from Vassar College, where she was active in interfaith work on campus, and a master’s degree in contemporary sociology from the University of Leicester in England.

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