The On Being Project

Joy Ladin
Joy Ladin
is Gottesman Professor of English at Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University in New York. Her memoir is called Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey Between Genders. She’s also the author of seven collections of poetry, and is currently the recipient of an NEA fellowship to write I am What I Will Be: Reading God and the Torah from a Transgender Perspective.

“Sickness and Health”

This poem by Joy Ladin was not featured on our program, but compliments the conversation well. Read and share with others.

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“Sickness and Health”

“Letter to My Body”

Joy Ladin reads her poem “Letter to My Body”

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“Letter to My Body”

“You Are Making Me Now”

Joy Ladin reads her poem, “You Are Making Me Now.” Read and follow along.

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“You Are Making Me Now”

“Somewhere Between Male and Female”

Joy Ladin reads her poem, “Somewhere Between Male and Female.” Read and follow along.

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“Somewhere Between Male and Female”