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Watch: Rhode Island mayoral candidate is a gay man with a plan
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Watch: Rhode Island mayoral candidate is a gay man with a plan

LAST UPDATED // Wednesday, 18 June 2014 10:18 Written by // Cec Busby

A gay mayoral candidate has chosen to announce his sexuality in a clever YouTube clip that depicts him as an everyday guy with a plan.

The candidate, 34-year-old Brett Smiley, is running for the position of mayor of Providence in Rhode Island.

That Smiley is gay is not newsworthy in itself, but media pundits are applauding his clever campaign for presenting himself as an everyman.

Smiley’s campaign video shows him smilingly proposing to his husband James DeRentis via a Powerpoint entitled Brett’s Plan for a Happily Ever After, alongside other grand schemes, such as Brett’s Best Family Vacation Ever...

The whimsically shot ad has been touted for its use of personal stories with family members...

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Cec Busby

Cec Busby

Cec Busby is the news editor of SX and GayNewsNetwork.com.au.

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