I would love to review my experiences with this delightful cottage, but unfortunately I was not given this opportunity. Instead, I can only detail my experience with Suzanna Walters who owns the cottage. I found the cottage on this site and promptly filled out the form. She seemed delighted and emailed details. She offered to send a contract for us to sign and payment details. My husband answered and revealed we were a heterosexual couple. She emailed, saying that her daughter wanted to use the cottage that week. Okay these things happen, so we picked another week and emailed her. She replied with the following email: “I’m so sorry – I’m pretty booked up for the rest of the season (I use it myself most of the time and rent just a bit). Good luck – I’m sure there are lots of places available that time of year.” As I write this, the calendar dates are still listed as open with scattered rentals throughout and she is listed on at least two rental sites. Dr. Walters certainly seems to be trying to rent her cottage. It is obvious that it is we who are not welcome nor wanted. We have been coming to Provincetown for 23 years and have never been denied accommodations before. Evidently, Dr. Walters made some assumptions about us. Indulged in some stereotypical thinking perhaps. This is surprising considering she is the Director of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at a local university and has written extensively on LGBT issues and popular culture. Perhaps she thinks Provincetown should only be for the LGBT community and others need not apply. Discrimination is wrong whether it is overt like the Westboro Baptist Church, or covert, slick and sly as the Doctor and her ilk would have it. It is wrong. I should say that we love coming to Provincetown for the openness and diversity it offers. We have been ardent advocates and supporters of the LGBT community since 1980. At the time, our families thought we were crazy to support “such people.” In the hell of the 80’s we figured LGBT folks could use all the help they could get and did it not because it was chic nor politically correct (as it is now) but because it was the right thing to do. A question of humanity which needed a response. You disappoint me, you sadden me Dr. Walters because I really expected more from you. Tolerance goes both ways, Doctor.