LGBT Pride Month

Queer divorce in the time of Pride

Queer divorce in the time of Pride

"What does a lesbian bring to a second date?" my then-girlfriend joked early in our relationship. "A U-haul."

Always one to defy stereotypes, I actually moved in with her on the third date, and we got married eight weeks later that summer. It made for one heck of a Pride Month.

"But, we knew each other for five years before that!" she and I would hastily add as we described our zippy little courtship. Graduates of the same creative writing program, we were dizzy about the details of our situation and would spend hours trying to turn our feelings into matriarchal manifestas. It was 2014, and we were making it official before marriage...