I’d Leave the Country, but My Wife Won’t Let Me

http://www.villagevoice.com/2004-02-24/news/i-d-leave-the-country-but-my-wife…

By Laura Conaway Tuesday, Feb 24 2004

My loved ones and I were standing at the wrong end of a government’s gun—not literally, of course, but in a way that threatens our deepest understanding of our lives. Our hopes for a happy, loving, ordinary marriage had become a national threat. George Bush had called for an amendment against same-sex marriage.