When the Supreme Court issued its historic decision affirming marriage equality on June 26, the MFAW-VT residency had just gotten underway. Taking time out from her G-4 study planning, Em Bowen answered a request from the National Journal for an opinion piece reflecting on the event. Focusing on her own evolving relationship to marriage as an institution, she wrote:
The right to marry will not bestow unto LGBTQ people access to a secret Eden of relationships or a magical equation to self-discovery and tolerance. What it has made available is the opportunity to redream a tradition in a way that is thoughtful, intentional, and inspired.
Read the rest of her moving essay here.