"I heart you."
"I heart you? Is that like ‘I love you’ for pussies?"
As I watched Taylor Schilling and Laura film the scene, one of our producers (as it happened, a gay woman) tapped me on the shoulder. She pointed at the screen and gave me a thumb’s up. It was a small gesture, but my first step toward feeling accepted and quietly accepting myself. In Piper and Alex, I’d found a mouthpiece for my own desires and a glimmer of what my future could look like.Lauren Morelli: While Writing for ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ I Realized I Am Gay (via policymic)