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Ding Dong, Fred Phelps Is Dead

Fred Phelps Obit 2014Fred Phelps, founder and long-time leader of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church (not connected to any genuine Baptist denomination) died on March 19 at the age of 84. His final months were spent in a hospice where he was in and out of lucidity according to son Nate Phelps, estranged from much of his family and excommunicated from Westboro Baptist as a result of an internal power struggle.

Pride and Protection

Dylan from "Maked Boys Singing" on the Asbury Park North Beach in 2012. Photo by Alina Oswald.Pride month is filled with fun, there are lots of sights to take in, pool parties and outdoor events to attend. Most likely the one thing, or two things that won't be on your mind while you are frolicking in the parade are your eyes. People don't think about their eyes until there is something wrong with them, and then it can be to late, and that's why you need to wear protection, yes, down there, but right now I am talking about a little further north, your eyes.

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Andy Garcia appointed director of the Creating Change Conference

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Garden State Equality Walk Weekend exceeded its fundraising goal

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