So: In Illinois, you can now have a "civil union." Soon, in NY state, we can be married (hopefully it'll all pass this weekend). That makes NY state #6 for equal rights in marriage. And NY is the third largest state in the Union. NJ is also talking about it.
My friend Steven Petrow talked about his book on manners and LGBTQ issues yesterday. Such marriages and unions necessitate such a book.
Weird, but good.