A few weeks ago I was in the pub with my husband and the crowd he goes to the football match with most weekends. All fine, and everyone was chatting away over pints and glasses of wine. We were all sitting around one table, and I noticed most of the group were laughing and sniggering towards a corner of the pub. I leaned in and asked “What’s going on?!” wanting to be in on the joke.. “Look!” they all said “Look it’s disgusting!”
I looked over and there were two girls kissing. I said: “Are you joking? You can’t be serious.”
“It’s disgusting! How can they just sit there and do that in front of everyone?!”
“So what? Why do you have a problem with it?”
“It’s two girls! Kissing! It’s not normal.”
It carried on, with me arguing with them as a group that.. come on.. it’s 2013.. and who are they to say a couple in love can’t kiss.. who are they to say that because they’re a same-sex couple they should do it in private.. and no I’m not a big fan of public displays of affection myself.. but that’s not why they were pointing (yes pointing) and sniggering at the young couple in the corner..