So, I work in a predominantly straight field... civil engineering. My clients are all these middle-aged straight, white, irish men who run the water and sewer departments in these little cities and towns. It's very male dominated and I'm I've only met one other gay civil engineer in New England. So, last night, Shawn and I decided to go out for dinner. We're walking into the restaurant, holding hands, and out comes one of my clients, with his wife and kids. He looks at me once and looks away and then does a double-take when he notices that it's me. I say "Hey!" and he says "Hi" while looking at us holding hands. I say "Are you going to be at the water conference next week?" He said "Most likely!" and turns away to walk to his car. I say "I'll see you there!" and go into the restaurant. So, I'm not sure if he's going to act differently toward me, but time will tell... eek!! Here's to being out, not only at work, but to your clients too!!!