Dr. Jay Michaelson is an author, activist, and academic. Michaelson is the author of five books, most recently Evolving Dharma: Meditation, Buddhism and the Next Generation of Enlightenment. A longtime activist, Jay directs the LGBT Global Rights Initiative for the Democracy Council, a leading civil society organization, and his advocacy work has been featured in the New York Times, NPR and CNN. Michaelson’s contemplative background includes twelve years in the dharma. He has held teaching positions at Yale University, City College, Harvard Divinity School, and Boston University Law School.
The Path to Enlightenment, Issue 04 (Fall 2014)