Emily Doskow: July 2009 Archives
Next, two gay men were detained by a security guard and then cited by police for trespassing in Main Street Plaza in Salt Lake City, Utah, after one man kissed the other on the cheek. The Plaza is the property of the Mormon Church and the church claimed they were merely keeping the couple from engaging in "inappropriate behavior" on church property and that they would have done the same to any couple. Funny, that's about the same thing Chico's said -- the couple wasn't singled out for being gay, because they would have kicked out a heterosexual couple engaging in public displays of affection, too.
In Salt Lake City, dozens of straight and gay couples staged a "kiss-in" this week at the same Plaza to protest the Church's actions.