DOMA, and the first gay couple I ever met

Today I want to talk about the first same-sex couple I ever encountered. That is, the first same-sex couple I knowingly encountered — as I was a theater kid growing up with theater peopleĀ in the semi-rural areas of Arkansas and Mississippi, I have no doubt that there were more same-sex couples that just weren’t comfortable …

Stuff Even *I* Know About Horror/Sci-Fi Movies

I don’t even watch horror movies, but I know this: If it lands during a meteor shower, and especially if it glows, don’t talk to it, pick it up, take it home, name it, and for the love of G*D and little fishhooks, don’t get any ON you. Virgins live, unless they’re over 35, in …

We are now… civilized.

Today, even though the man felt the need to insert some words that I don’t care about from a religion I don’t practice, our “Certificate of Marriage/Civil Union” document was signed. It’s not enough. It won’t be enough until there is no legal difference between my status and a heterosexual’s status in terms of the …