Jay Michaelson writes about law, politics, and LGBTQ issues for The Daily Beast, Rolling Stone, CNN Opinion, and his newsletter, Both/And with Jay Michaelson. He was the Daily Beast’s Supreme Court columnist for eight years. Michaelson holds a J.D. from Yale, a Ph.D. in Jewish Thought from Hebrew University, and nondenominational rabbinic ordination. The author of nine books, including the bestselling, God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality, he won the New York Society of Professional Journalists’ “Deadline Club” Award for opinion writing in 2023.