Weekly Unscrolled Torah Portion: Lekh L’kha
“I had a feeling about her, but I didn’t trust my feeling. That is the worst thing about me—I don’t know how to trust my feelings. There’s my gut, and there’s my anxiety that chases me like a pack of dogs. It’s seriously hard to know which is which”.
Joey Soloway- Joey Soloway is an artist, activist and filmmaker. They created the Emmy– and Golden Globe–winning series Transparent and cult feminist I Love Dick, both from Amazon Studios. Joey founded Topple Books, a publishing imprint at Little A, and is currently releasing memoirs by Precious Brady Davis, Alexandra Billings, and Pigeon Pagonis, among others. Joey is currently working on The South Commons Experiment, a limited series about growing up in a ‘racial utopia’. They are co-founder of 5050 by 2020, a strategic initiative of TimesUp and co-creator of The Disruptors Fellowship, bringing trans, undocumented and disabled artists of color into Hollywood. They launched the community organization East Side Jews and are on the board of Temple Nefesh, a trans-denominational jewish space for activism and spirituality. They are amidst development on podcast, television and film projects that fulfill the Topple mission of elevating marginalized artists and their stories. They identify as trans and nonbinary and use they/them pronouns.