Pat & Bob, New York, NY – Married 1965
fact that people want to be married, want to be recognized
as a married couple, means that they value all of those things
associated with long-term commitment. Stability, being there for
each other, being part of a community, presumably making a contribution.
As opposed to living in the marginal corridors of a society.
Right. When folks talk about,
“oh, isn’t this horrible?” My response is, “but
I don’t believe people are asking you to choose that
particular way of being. But rather respect their choice.”
Just as we’ve asked people to respect our choice. We
all have a right to choose, or should have a right to choose.
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