This is a letter to my younger self. It is unedited and I don’t care. I have so much more to say — I will leave that for another day.
Today, a federal appeals court said what so many of us have said a million times over: Proposition 8 [California's marriage protection act] serves no purpose, and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California and to officially reclassify their relationship and families as inferior [...]
I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture. — Susan Strasberg Do you (or did you) feel this way about your grandparents’ house? I can still remember the faint aroma of Coke, Wonder Bread, laundry running, sneaking my grandma’s Mary Kay makeup… and [...]