What Homophobia Feels Like In 2018…

When someone says to you “I’ve got nothing against gays, but do you have to do it in front of my kids?”, then there’s a problem that still needs to be talked about

Can we all agree that everyone should be able to kiss someone goodbye, right?

And that everyone should be able to hold hands in public with who they want to?

Great. That’s a good place to start from.

Perhaps if you’re heterosexual, you may have never even thought twice about it?

But that’s not everyone’s experience….

20-year-old Sean Lionadh, who lives in Scotland, was told by a passer-by when he was doing just that with his partner that “I’ve got nothing against gays, but do you have to do it in front of my kids?”

That comment – probably among a sea of others – motivated Lionadh to pen a spoken word audio-visual poem titled Time for Love. Through the poem he explores homophobia in 2018.

The video was posted on BBC Scotland’s The Social – take a look!

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