Four years ago today, August 15, Aaron and I became a household. We got married (“tied-the-knot,” “jumped the broom,” etc)! We became husband and husband in the eyes of the law, our families, God, our friends, our pet Siberian Husky, the Wizard of Oz, and other deities and demons too numerous to mention. We became the very first same-sex couple in both of our respective families. Most importantly, we’re still together – laughing, loving and, at times, struggling, But – we’re – still – together! And very happy!
Us against the world (I’m being melodramatic here – and facetious) and the fanatical homophobic bigots who swore that our marriage was an abomination against their god and an insult to western civilization, apple pie and the American flag. As if apple pie and the American flag even cared about what Aaron and Roger do in their bedroom, the kitchen table, the living room floor or even what we did all over the elevator (the far left one) of the Trump Tower in Washington, D.C. (our best sexual performance to date). They’d better be vigilant because next on our “to do” list is inside the lobby of the NRA (National Rifle Association or the National Republican Association – I get the two confused). Please understand that I am being as disrespectful here in the interest and desire to be both funny AND disrespectful!
Warning to the haters: nothing is sacred to us. The “holier” the site is to you, only increases our determination to sanctify it with the blessed fruit of our loins. In other words, direct all your hate somewhere else because we are not going away!
There is some anger and frustration here. This is due to the fact that this country’s idiotic leader (and leadership) are meticulously eroding some of the basic guarantees that the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (GLBTQ) community has accumulated in addition to fraudulently misleading the public here of their intentions on both domestic and foreign policy. Hopefully, little time remains for their abuse much longer.
In the meantime, Aaron and I continue, day by day, to work on improving ourselves and or lives together. Not only do we try to become better as a couple, but in our own way we strive to make the world that we live in a better place for others and ourselves. We hope that every difference that we can make inspires others to do the same.