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"The Gays" Contest: Runner-Up #1 
By Ella German
The overwhelming outpouring of love after Maurice Sendak’s death makes any remembrance of him poignant. Maurice Sendak wasn’t closeted but neither was he a gay activist. We had to talk about whether it would be fair to use his characters to represent gay marriage. But he was, after all, always an advocate for being true to yourself. 

"The Gays" Contest: Runner-Up #1 

By Ella German

The overwhelming outpouring of love after Maurice Sendak’s death makes any remembrance of him poignant. Maurice Sendak wasn’t closeted but neither was he a gay activist. We had to talk about whether it would be fair to use his characters to represent gay marriage. But he was, after all, always an advocate for being true to yourself. 

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