Breaking News Alert
The New York Times
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 -- 9:14 PM ET
New York Begins to Alter Policy on Gay Marriage
Gov. David A. Paterson has directed all state agencies to
begin to revise their policies and regulations to recognize
same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions, like
Massachusetts, California and Canada. In a directive the
governor's legal counsel, David Nocenti, instructed the
agencies that gay couples married elsewhere "should be
afforded the same recognition as any other legally
What a nice present on my thirty-seventeenth birthday. Baby steps, baby steps... still, what a sea-change over the course of my lifetime so far.
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Are you watching the French Open? Yeah, me too. That's one of my regrets about the timing of my retreat next week -- walking away from The Tennis Channel for a week. Oh well. I'll enjoy what I can, while I can!