You couldn’t even wear an engagement ring when Thea proposed in 1968. People would ask too many questions. You wore an engagement pin instead, because you still wanted a symbol that both of you could recognize. But you got braver with time, marching on the streets of New York City, demanding equality, becoming domestic partners when it became possible in 1993, deciding that you couldn’t have patience any longer. You gave great advice: “Don’t postpone joy. Keep joy as long as you can.”
She’s like “Here’s how this will play out, ideally, for me. You’ll finish graduate school and move to New York and we can get married.” That was the first time we ever talked about dating.
We hadn’t even kissed yet, actually.
From today’s Morning Brew. Congrats Jay and Jen!
You teach your children about equality, and then you have to explain why you can’t get married.
It’s bullshit, isn’t it Sara Gilbert?