Timothy Patrick McCarthy is an award-winning scholar, educator, and activist. He holds a joint faculty appointment in Harvard’s undergraduate honors program in History and Literature, the Graduate School of Education, and the John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he is Core Faculty and Director of Culture Change & Social Justice Initiatives at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. Educated at Harvard and Columbia, Dr. McCarthy is the author or editor of five books from the New Press, including Stonewall’s Children: Living Queer History in the Age of Liberation, Loss, and Love, forthcoming next spring. His essay “Coming of AIDS” was published in Pangyrus in January 2015. “Provincetown Sketches” is the first installment in a series of creative non-fiction pieces about contemporary queer life in Provincetown, Massachusetts.