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Orry-Kerry - the costume king from Kiama

A Writer rediscovers an Australian legend.

JUST about everyone I knew as a kid went to Kiama for the school holidays.

Apart from its famous blow-hole, through which the ocean mysteriously forces a geyser-like spray to the delight of tourists, there is nothing extraordinary about this sleepy town which has all the caravan parks, bait shops and holiday rentals of every town on the south coast of NSW. 1,152 more words

LGBT Equality

Ally Profile: Maria Mark

Congratulations to our newest ally, Maria Mark!  Maria helped draft and sponsor the Human Rights Ordinance that recently passed (4-0) on August 11, 2014.  Maria was recently awarded the “Voice for Equality Award” at Equality Florida’s Jacksonville Annual Gala for her dedication to equal rights for the LGBT community in Atlantic Beach. 368 more words

Communities

Ally Profile: Rabbi Joshua Lief

Rabbi Joshua B. Lief is the Senior Rabbi of historic Congregation Ahavath Chesed. He grew up in Wheeling, West Virginia where he was active in all sports, music, and was an Eagle Scout.  388 more words

Communities

Mary Bonauto Wins MacArthur Genius Award

Mary Bonauto, the lawyer who brought same-sex marriage to Massachusetts–and has been the legal strategist who laid the groundwork for victories at the state and federal level–was among those who won this year’s… 44 more words

Gay Marriage

The Scout Dilemma and why this rabbi's kid will NOT sell Christmas Trees

Last week our son Jude came to us to make a serious argument about joining Cub Scouts.

The Scouts have activities that he really wanted to participate in – camping, archery, canoeing, shooting b-b guns, and this was before he found out about the overnight trip to the Atlanta Aquarium, which he has been longing to go to for months. 352 more words

Rabbi Jonathan