The wait is over.
And so is (some of) the inequality and discrimination.
The Supreme Court has struck down DOMA, making same-sex marriages in states where they are legal also legal on the federal level.
Mama and I are well and truly married.
I cried on the phone with Mama and with Pop. Then went to school for the last-day party and was teary when I got hugs from several of the teachers (who asked if I were teary for the last day).
And then I told the kiddos and cried some more.
It's all good. And now I'm baking a big celebratory rainbow birthday cake! Thank you, Supreme Court, for Mama's wonderful birthday presents.