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What It Costs to Be Gay in Public

esquire.comAs the grim news continues to come in from Orlando, as the death toll continues to rise, and the lines at the blood banks continue to grow, and the thoughts and prayers begin to stack up, one ugly phrase clanks around in my head: “angry at two men kissing.”

Allegedly, during a recent trip to Miami, the Orlando shooter was confronted with the sight of two men kissing one another, in front of his child (and presumably also in front of the heterosexual couples who were also kissing one another in front of his child).

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