As I sat down to write this week’s column, a wonderful news alert flashed across my screen: the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling striking down Virginia’s marriage discrimination amendment as unconstitutional. The court held that the fundamental right to marriage includes the right for gays and lesbians to marry the person they love, and that that fundamental right supersedes state-level efforts to deny same-sex couples the freedom to marry.
Every so often, life has a funny way of smacking us upside the head and reminding us of what really matters. For me, one such moment came at the beginning of this month, with the arrival of Andrey and Igor.
These days, one of the easiest and quickest ways to anger a room full of queers is to bring up the subject of legendary drag queen and television star RuPaul Charles.