Camille Angel nominates CJ Wechsler for the Good Morning America Inspiration List 2021 for their longstanding push for equality and for dismantling religious-based homophobia and transphobia while still embracing religion and spirituality.
CJ created Qmmunity at the University of San Francisco – a safe space for queer-identifying students who face unique situations — both hardship and comfort — from their relationship with faith. Whether they face external rejection from family or the internal struggle of reconciliation, college may be the first time in their lives that they have a community to help make sense of this intersection.
“Tireless. That’s what an LQBTQIA+ religious activist must be, first and foremost, in the longstanding push for equality”, says Rabbi Angel, “Tireless — it’s the first word that comes to mind when I think of my nominee, CJ Wechsler.”
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