Are tegan and sara dating each other
Tegan Quin was interviewed for, and is quoted in, the article "The Rainbow Connection: Gay and Lesbian Artists on Marriage and More," which is in our Protest Issue. This is the full transcript of that interview, mainly quotes that didn't make it into the print issue. So we kind of have to have two lives, because she needs to work there.
I truly believe marriage for us is indefinitely postponed.” So I don’t think that the younger generation has become apathetic because there isn’t a fight still ahead or homophobia or shame or whatever.I just think that when you’re young there is this need to feel independent of any community and I think there is this natural instinct to stay away from the mob.It’s really been in the last four years where I feel like marriage in general and gay marriage has become so relevant in my life.I feel like it’s a daily conversation I have with people and I guess it’s partly my age.I absolutely believe that the average person out there doesn’t care. I mean when all the gay marriage heat came up in 2008 I think it was Rufus Wainwright who said, “Why do we want to get married? And they don’t care, they’re like, this whole thing of marriage.
People get married and divorced 10 times in their life. My parents were divorced, which—a lot of my friends’ parents were divorced—but then my mother was in a serious, long term relationship and never married him, so my idea of what love and commitment and relationship is, is very different from the average person’s.
So I think a true Tegan and Sara fan will absolutely still hear the essence of Tegan and Sara.
But it’s just a little more slick and it’s definitely not as much of a rock band record, that’s for sure.
I’m in my 30s now, and all of a sudden you see all these people getting married, and those sort of heteronormative lifestyle choices sort of become overwhelming. Someone like that to come out and saying this is something we should all have, that it so important.
And of course, there are people in my life saying, “It means nothing, we need to have a federal law” blah, blah.
But for people everywhere, even for me, who’s not even American, it’s normalizing something.