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Why aren’t gay people shown in marriage equality ads?

Why aren’t gay people shown in marriage equality ads?

Matt Forman, Director of Gay and Immigrant Rights Programs for San Francisco’s Haas Jr. Fund, explains: "Getting people to know someone who is gay is not an issue: more than 70% of the public already does. Instead, the challenge is helping decent straight people who already know someone who is gay work through their internal conflict between not [...]

Halloween History: Hanging with the Hag

Halloween History: Hanging with the Hag

“The ancient Lady will fall from her high place.” -Nostradamus, 16th century   By Susan Jordan Where did Halloween come from? All Hallows Eve or Hallow E’en was originally Gaelic Samhain (pronounced “sowin”) – the fire festival marking the death of the year, celebrated by the ancient Celts and perhaps by [...]

The Hat Sisters ride again…

The Hat Sisters ride again…

Joe Jervis of the famed blog Joe.My.God posted on July 11: “…I ran into Provincetown's legendary Hat Sisters on Commercial Street. People were mobbing them before they could even get out of their car. I first heard about the Hat Sisters many years ago when they made regular appearances in the comic strip The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life Of [...]

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