I can’t even get a date…

But I’m still delighted with today’s finding by the U.S. appeals court that California’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. I’m still wading through the entirety of the opinion, but I had to share these two delightful observations:

A rose by any other name may smell as sweet, but to the couple desiring to enter into a committed lifelong relationship, a marriage by the name of ‘registered domestic partnership’ does not.

Had Marilyn Monroe’s film been called ‘How to Register a Domestic Partnership with a Millionaire,’ it would not have conveyed the same meaning as did her famous movie, even though the underlying drama for same-sex couples is no different.

Now, on to the Supremes, I’m sure. Yikes…

Read the full decision here.

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