Much to my surprise, I can no longer say that I don't want to get married. I always thought that not having to get married was one of the benefits of being gay. I have never imagined living fully within the fabric of my society. The rebel in me resists giving up my outlaw status.
There is much work ahead. But what happened in New York last night will be seen to have been as pivotal as what happened in this state, in this city, over 40 years ago, when patrons at the Stonewall Inn said, "Enough!"