25 April, 2014
What is the halacha regarding lesbians?
Is sex prohibited, is kissing⁄touching prohibited, can they live together?
Lesbian relations are prohibited as a matter of rabbinic law. In general, halachic sexual prohibitions also extend to sexually affectionate behaviors.
Yichud, seclusion, would not be prohibited in general. However, if the two women cannot live together without engaging in prohibited behaviors, their living together would present a halachic issue.
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