I Was Discriminated Against For Being Gay, And I Loved It

Illustration by Todd Wiseman

ot long ago I found a jury summons waiting for me in the mailbox. My face lit up when I realized what it was. Unlike seemingly everyone, I adore jury duty. The legal system fascinates me, the courtroom part most of all, and my employer pays for the time so it’s like a field trip.

The case was a murder trial. Jackpot. (Criminal court has it all over civil court.)…