Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will make an important decision regarding whether or not gays will be free to marry. I will know by this time tomorrow if when I finally meet Ms. Right, we’ll be able to legally wed like my parents and younger brother.
I was marginalized a lot as a kid, pushed to the outskirts by my peers because I wasn’t cool enough, pretty enough, smart enough. I couldn’t have what the popular kids had because it just wasn’t allowed in a grade school social order. It appears the same holds true in my adult life, marginalized because of what’s been called my ‘choice’, my ‘chosen lifestyle’.
Once upon a time, I had a boyfriend. I had the right to legally marry him and enjoy the benefits of marriage in the eyes of the federal government like tax breaks, insurance breaks, etc. Then I came out of the…
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