The pair has been dating since 2014. Morelli, a writer for Orange Is the New Black
, was previously married but she and her husband jointly filed for divorce after she realized upon joining the staff that she was a lesbian. In an essay she wrote for Mic.com
in May 2014, Morelli said that the OITNB
storyline between Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) and her ex-girlfriend, Alex Vause (Laura Prepon), was a huge push for her to come out
, after only being married a few months.