Flying the unfriendly skies

This post was written by Friday guest blogger Annie Reid.

A New Yorker Talk of the Town item reports that two gay men were asked to stop being affectionate to one another aboard an American Airlines flight from Paris to New York. When the men (and surrounding witnesses) protested the treatment, asking if a heterosexual couple would be treated in the same fashion, the pilot threatened to divert the plane unless the men stopped making an issue of it. I think I won’t be flying American anytime soon.


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