CASTING ASPERSIONS: New Beginnings and new ideas for 2010

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Toby GraceA New Year dawning is always an occasion for reappraisal, new beginnings and new ideas. In the coming year, an idea we need to give serious thought to is the reorganization of New Jersey’s queer community. In the course of the past decade, an invidious process has been at work in the guise of unification. Ten years ago, our state had numerous LGBT organizations —all vibrant and active —serving a diverse and localized community. Anyone who had an idea or a project could bring it to the local organization for discussion by friends and associates. A sort of town meeting democracy minimized