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True Story: My Husband Is Bisexual
I had been happily married to my husband for five years when I started having unwanted, intrusive thoughts about a woman I had met at work. We were taking a professional development course together, and at first, she struck me as intriguing and pretty. Then came the butterflies in my stomach every time I was around her, the nervousness each week before our class, my brain too frequently coming back to her, and wanting a connection. At some point, I could no longer deny the nature of these feelings. I perhaps naively never expected to be interested in anyone other than my husband, who had been my companion and best friend for nine years.
I n , when Calvin Burdine was awaiting sentencing for allegedly stabbing his gay lover to death, the prosecuting attorney encouraged the jury in his closing remarks to award Burdine the death penalty, rather than life in prison, on the grounds that sending a gay man to prison was akin to sending a kid to a candy store. After 17 minutes of deliberation, the jury obliged and sentenced Burdine to die. His death sentence was later overturned mostly because Burdine's public defender had slept through much of his trial , but the homophobic thinking — that prison is some kind of paradise for gay men — lingers on. The reality of life in prison for homosexuals and transgender individuals does not appear to reflect this myth. One young man named Rodney, imprisoned for fraud and check-forging, sent me a detailed account of his life so far in prison.