“Uh oh.” I’d said.
My boyfriend laughed it off and said, “It’s not like we were sodomizing.”
At the time sodomy was still illegal in Texas, though only for gay people. After I dropped my boyfriend off and continued on my way, I noticed the police car was still behind me. The car followed me for several blocks, and then finally pulled me over.
When I asked why he’d stopped me, the swaggering, white cop had said, “Just a routine check to make sure your license and registration are in order.”
He made me get out of my car and hand him the aforementioned license and registration. After making me wait while he took my paperwork back to…
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