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#1 Old 04-17-2011, 03:05 PM
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-13103647

Two gay men kiss in a pub, are thrown out for being 'obscene.' Gay media tweets it everywhere, protest takes place, egg-substitute and pub owner's face is in alignment. Victory for common sense.

I've now been having a protracted facebook argument with a friend of a friend about this. Their argument centres around that the pub owner has the right to decide what is allowed in his pub.

Mine is that by its very nature a public house has no social contract beyond what already exists in other public places, and that the pub owner had no right to evict them, as a KISS is not obscene or even overly sexual. In fact, a kiss is an individual and positive action, and more should be given, regardless of gender.

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Yes, I saw this on the news recently. You wouldn't expect that treatment in that area of London honestly.
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Yes, I saw this on the news recently. You wouldn't expect that treatment in that area of London honestly.

Yea, totally agree. I thought the protest was so positive and charming as well, and completely unexpected. What pressure to put on those guys to stay together now though XD

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That's just stupid. A peck on the mouth being obscene? The landlord needs to get out more.

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I've now been having a protracted facebook argument with a friend of a friend about this. Their argument centres around that the pub owner has the right to decide what is allowed in his pub.

What a stupid argument. Would said pub owner be able to kick out a person of a different race?
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"Two Gays Go Into a Pub..."

this does not end the way I heard the joke?
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What a stupid argument. Would said pub owner be able to kick out a person of a different race?

My point exactly. This person also called it 'homosexual activity,' which is the most offensive way of making a kiss sound like a militant gay separatist action :P

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Someone opens a pub in Soho and doesn't want homosexual customers? Shrewd business move.
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I just saw an article that a picture from the protest the "kiss in" was removed off facebook. The guy who posted it was sent a warning about sexual and inappropriate pictures
http://gawker.com/#!5792874/the-gay-...ant-you-to-see

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I just saw an article that a picture from the protest the "kiss in" was removed off facebook. The guy who posted it was sent a warning about sexual and inappropriate pictures
http://gawker.com/#!5792874/the-gay-...ant-you-to-see

Ugh! I hate facebook. I can now add this to the list of reasons why I believe that facebook is pure evil.
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Someone opens a pub in Soho and doesn't want homosexual customers? Shrewd business move.

Haha, exactly.
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Soho has been taken over by the Albanian mafia thesedays. It wouldn't surprise me if they saw homosexuals as bad for their ruthless sex trade in illegal immigrant female prostitutes.

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I just saw an article that a picture from the protest the "kiss in" was removed off facebook. The guy who posted it was sent a warning about sexual and inappropriate pictures
http://<a href="http://gawker.com/#%...you-to-see</a>

And in response a huge number of people have reposted the story (myself included) on their wall and also changed their profile pictures to two men kissing.

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Ugh! I hate facebook. I can now add this to the list of reasons why I believe that facebook is pure evil.

No, no. I'm pure evil. Facebook is just plain dumb. There's a difference. For one, I don't care whom you kiss.

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