It had been such a journey to discover my sexuality, and to claim it in this public way was incredible for me.
Maybe a year after we were officially together, we went on our first trip. We showed our true selves — maybe the ugliest, nastiest parts.
We were out of our comfort zones. We were in Thailand riding elephants. I would rather have the worst day with Lauren than the best day with someone else. The trip was a total disaster. It just exposed everything.
The actress and her artist husband, Marco Perego, were spotted wearing gold wedding bands in September , which led to confirmation that the couple had actually married earlier that summer in front of a small gathering of family and friends. Wanting to read a book instead of have sex is a perfectly reasonable preference to have, right? This has gone too far. Being able to write words for someone as talented as she is, watch her perform what I write, and then go to bed with her is the best thing. Cutting down on the number of attendees is one way to keep your matrimony on the DL. Like what you see here?
And I have all these amazing pictures of her on top of an elephant looking petrified. Right before Thailand, I flew to L. It was the first time we could really be together. It felt like something that would never come.
Being able to write words for someone as talented as she is, watch her perform what I write, and then go to bed with her is the best thing. Last year, police brutality against black people in our country was something we were talking about a lot. It felt really important for the show to address it. I was obviously honored to write the episode in which Poussey is killed. When I sat down to write that scene and typed the part when she dies, I just started sobbing. That day, I wanted to be good and get my packing done.
She got home and was just not ready to go, and I was confused. She asked me to sit next to her. Then she got me up, and we started dancing together, and she pulled a ring from behind the couch.
Lauren has been married before, so I wanted her to tell me she was ready, her to be the one to propose. I was completely shocked. I was crying uncontrollably and kept backing away from her. That was really important to us — to have some time where it was just ours. We were coming up on our three-year anniversary, and I was like, I will wait until we have our three years and then propose. I thought, Oh, this is not good.
This has gone too far.
It was the most magical day of my life. To see her embrace her sexual orientation the way she has is like that song: Being with Lauren taught me self-love. Just tryna get chose. Like what you see here? Subscribe and be the first to receive the latest issue of Out.
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