Coming Out of Left Field

Friday, August 12, 2005

Same-sex swan couple

Hmmmm. Maybe there is something in the water around here:

"Boston's beloved pair of swans -- feted by city leaders, residents, and tourists alike as one of the Hub's most celebrated summer attractions -- are a same-sex couple. Yes, scientific tests have shown that the pair, named Romeo and Juliet, are really Juliet and Juliet." (free registration required to read full article)

My favorite quote in the article comes from MassEquality.org's Marty Rouse: "We should still cherish and love our swans, no matter whom they choose to swim with."

Update: Bay Windows now has a related poll on their website:

What should Romeo and Juliet's new names be?

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