Irwin Keller is a spiritual leader, performer, activist, lawyer and former drag queen. He has served as spiritual leader of Congregation Ner Shalom in Sonoma County, California since 2008. For 21 years he performed as “Winnie” in the Kinsey Sicks, America’s Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet, a career which included an Off-Broadway show, thousands of appearances in 42 states and abroad, 8 albums and 2 films. His past legal work and activism focused on LGBTQI and HIV advocacy: he authored Chicago’s Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Ordinance, passed into law in 1989, and served as executive director of the AIDS Legal Referral Panel of the Bay Area. Irwin blogs his sermons and essays on Torah, Israel, God, queerness, gender, disillusionment, hope, and finding inspiration on the fringe, on his blog, Itzik’s Well, located at irwinkeller.com. Irwin continues his studies in the Aleph Rabbinic Ordination Program.