This is the season to be jolly, or so the carol says. It is easy to be happy and joyous, but can we all allow others to also share in the joy? In some areas we can, and we do.
In New Orleans we have two annual events that come together on Sunday. Both are well advertised, and both open to the public. In fact, both are free to attend.
In an intolerant place, or even a less tolerant place, this might be impossible.