Five and a half years after gay marriage became legal in Massachusetts, it is nearly impossible to find reliable figures -- or even unreliable figures -- on how those marriages are working out. For a variety of reasons -- more on those below -- nobody has a clear picture of what the gay divorce rate is in Massachusetts . . . or anywhere else.
We hope you've read about the straight couple who are seeking to annul their marriage if same-sex couples can't get married, on the grounds that marriage is unconstitutionally discriminatory. Deirdre wrote a great piece about it in this week's issue.
In the wake of yesterday's vote in the New York state senate vote to reject same-sex marriage there, she dropped a note to the couple.