Tuesday, March 09, 2010

See one of the most shocking photos EVER

"The photo, which ran on the newspaper's front page and online last week, captured Jeremy Ames and Taka Ariga kissing outside D.C. Superior Court on the day that the District began accepting license applications for same-sex marriages. Almost immediately, I began hearing from upset readers," reports Andrew Alexander from The Washington Post. A few of the readers have engaged in rants, often with anti-gay slurs. One called me to complain about promoting a faggot lifestyle. READ MORE

One Washington Post reader wrote:
“I would appreciate it if your cover pictures would not be so disturbing where my kids can see it easily on the kitchen table... please don’t shove this “Gay” business in our face. This is something that should have shown up on an inside page or two (without the picture).”
Can you believe this response to a simple picture of two men kissing?

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