Prism & Pen
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Prism & Pen

A Gay Jew Goes Undercover in the Bible Belt —

Without trying

Photo by Arturo Rey on Unsplash

I had reached the age where a baseball cap had become part of my fashion statement — an easy way of covering the yarmulke-sized bald spot that had appeared on my crown like an unwanted dinner guest. Shocked and displeased, I chose the mascot of my beloved Cleveland Indians over a bottle of Rogaine and began wearing the hat on a daily basis as I bopped around…



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Judah Leblang

I'm a Boston writer/storyteller. I've written the memoir "Echoes of Jerry,” and numerous commentaries for NPR stations around the US. More at