That’s what I have to say to my straight friends is like “you’re asking me to come celebrate your union, your wedding, after you’ve been together a year.And I can’t celebrate with my partner, and we’ve been together four, and you expect me to be OK with that? What do you think of Pride, of what it’s become and of the idea advanced by some, especially younger gay and lesbian people, this “post-gay” idea that maybe we should move beyond that kind of thing? A., and I was talking about this with my girlfriend, about how our friends were split.Like a lot of ‘em, were just like “Gay Pride, yuck, don’t care, don’t want to be part of that” and then others were like going to 500 different events. And it sort of feels like San Francisco in that it feels like a big portion of the city participates.
But it’s just a little more slick and it’s definitely not as much of a rock band record, that’s for sure.And my mom, who I think was initially a little shocked when Sara and I came out because, although I think she knew, she was scared.You know, we were gonna be musicians and not go to university, and we were gay, and I think she just thought, “Oh Lord, what kind of life are you gonna have? Like, it looks awful, I mean, you're cringing in them," and the girl was like, "I got food poisoning the night before and I was up just getting sick all night and I was in so much pain and I got to the shoot and I was dehydrated and tired and I went to the hospital right afterwards," and Tyra was like--It was like a close up on her face all the sudden and she was all like, "You know, I had"--I can't remember what it was, some sort of disorder, some sort of thing--"and I was in incredible pain and I was cramping and blah blah blah blah blah"--you know, she's doing this whole thing and listing all the characteristics, all the symptoms of her disease, and she goes, "But you just model through it." And I was like, "Oh my god, that's fucking genius. Tegan: Well, Tyra was like, "Your pictures do not look good.