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    Three Major Freckle Fests Prove That Redheads Are Taking Over

    It's summertime, and for redheads all over the world (Northern Hemisphere to be specific) you might think that means it's time to hide away in the shade. But we're tired of that - and besides, we all have plenty of factor 50 sunscreen (although I actually picked up some factor 100 recently). Here are some of the amazing activities coming up in the next two months that every redhead needs to know about.

    Irish Redhead Convention 21-23 August

    Redhead Days 4-7 September

    Redhead Day UK 12 September

    Can't make it to Europe?

    If you're in the US and can't make it to Europe on short notice, follow the Redhead Days just the same, they have events pop up in different places, including one in Chicago back in June. There is also The Redhead Event (planned for May 2016) in Portland, The Ginger Pride Walk in Rome, Georgia (now in its fifth year), The League of Extraordinary Redheads in upstate New York, and The Rock It Like A Redhead Tour all over the country.

    There is also RossItalia in Milan, Rouxssemblement in Quebec, and Reddish Paradise in Portugal.

    So those are the main gatherings on the horizon, but if you're on your way there you might want a little ginger entertainment to help you pass the time.

    Redheads Anonymous

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    Check out the five-episode first season of this web comedy series from creator Elisabeth Ness. (It's binge-watchable in just half-an-hour!) Elisabeth will be at all three of the European gatherings, maybe sharing a few episodes and talking about her experience.


    RED: A History of the Redhead

    Ginger Kid

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    From funnyman Steve Hofstetter, this comedy special kicks off with 15 minutes worth of insight into Steve's experience growing up ginger.

    About the Author

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    Scott Harris is a documentary filmmaker, his film Being Ginger (which was partially filmed at The Redhead Days) was hailed by The New York Times as "sweet, funny, and ultimately rather touching." It tells his own story of learning to love his hair. He has since attended all of the gatherings listed above.