Nicholas Laccetti is a social justice activist living in New York City. He concentrated in Religious Studies as an undergraduate at the New School, and got his MA in Medieval Studies at Fordham University. He recently interned for GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) in their religion, faith & values program; and is currently an intern at Our Hen House, a multimedia hive of ways to help animals. He is interested in animal rights, feminism, gender/sexuality issues, and progressive religion. He does not own any paintings by Thomas Kinkade, but he did thoroughly enjoy Kinkade’s 2008 film, The Christmas Cottage.