Maggie Gallagher was the head and spokesman for the organization that calls itself the National Organization for Mariage. She stepped down from that position recently, just as rumors about her own marriage were beginning to circulate.
According to Gallagher, she is married to Raman Srivastav, husband of 19 years. Oddly though, for the nation’s loudest voice for traditional marriage, she and her husband have never been seen together. They don’t attend events together, unlike other NOM members. There are no known photographs of them together, and indeed no known photographs of the man himself. He does not seem to have an identifiable presence online. As seen in the above photo, she does not wear a wedding ring.
Some have speculated that the elusiveness of her husband is due to the fact that he is (according to her) Hindu, and she affiliates herself with fundamentalist Christians. Others suggest that they are, in fact, divorced, or otherwise separated, something that would be rather embarrassing for the director of the National Organization for Marriage.
But it’s an interesting question. Where is Mr. Srivastav hiding?