More tragedy and lives lost

I am just nauseous with the news this morning that a man took it upon himself, in the name of his god to murder 50 members of the LGBTQ community, and injure 53 others in Orlando earlier today. It doesn’t matter if this is a hate crime, an act of …

It’s not easy, like Sunday Morning

As I catch up on my Sunday morning social media updates, news and posts about kittens and baby elephants being saved, I’m reminded that in my adopted home (the land of the free), there are still so many people who are willingly engaging in a hateful discourse about groups of …

#lovewillwin

On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether my marriage to Chris Moss should be valid in Texas (which it is currently not), and across this great country. Currently, our marriage is recognized in 38 states (plus DC), which means that our relationship has a different …

The Year That Was 2013

What an amazing year 2013 has been. After a rocky start with the lingering effects of loosing our dog Bosley on Christmas Day 2012, the year that has become 2013 turned out to be a pretty great year. The year started with my mother and sister continuing their visit, and …

How DOMA’s Repeal Is Changing Our Life

Submitted as part of a series that Equality Texas is doing on bi-national couples. Not a lot of our friends, even our gay friends, truly understood the concept of “legal strangers.” As an Australian in a same-sex relationship with an American, our ability to remain a family always seemed constrained …