It would be nice if there was any recognition from straight America that they know how we feel to have had equality dangled in front of us, only to be taken away via Proposition 8 by our enemies – and our allies.
So today, all over, there’s a different hope for many gay people. The same basic question about relationships exists for us.
I don’t know why, but it pleases me that the real thing, when it finally happened, was efficient and streamlined and we were, in every aspect, treated just like everyone else.
That’s the point of civil rights, to me.
A wedding day is supposed to be the happiest day of a person’s life, a carefully crafted day of her choosing, or so I’ve heard. We married yesterday because we didn’t dare wait until our anniversary in February, because of the ballot measure.
No matter how amusing a pun may be, I’m trying to teach her, to paraphrase Joanna Russ, not to laugh at the sight of her own blood.
was out today doing everyday things. Forking over money for car repairs, trying to find clothes my son will wear that don’t cost an arm and a leg, making lists for our family vacation, savoring a nice cup of coffee, that sort of thing, when I saw this vehicle parked all on its own. Obviously, it wasn’t from around these parts.
In the mid-afternoon light the lake was blue with dazzling sparkles; by late afternoon the water had shaded to jade and sparkles went away.
Watch out world, because the little girls in this generation are making their own rules. About everything.