It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” post. A reader writes:
I am a junior employee at a relatively small firm. I am in a same-sex relationship, but am uncomfortable openly sharing about my sexuality in the office.
My fiance has a gender neutral name. This coupled with the term “fiance” rather than “boyfriend” has let me talk about my relationship without outing myself (“My fiance Taylor and I…”).
The founding partner of my firm will sometimes make small comments that clearly indicates he thinks I’m engaged to a woman (“I