Bonnie Aspen – Commitment

“We’d already made our agreements.”

We’ve been together 28 years. We got to go to Portland and get married on our 25th anniversary. That was that little window in Oregon . . .[1] [But] we’d already made our agreements [to each other before that].

[1]Multnomah County issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples in March and April 2004.


Source: Interview with Maureen Nickerson, 15 August 2007; transcribed by J. Zander; edited by Laura S. Hodgman. Audio file held in the Museum of Arts and Culture.