MSNBC journalist Thomas Roberts today interviewed Brandon Morgan, the gay Marine whose homecoming kiss become iconic this week when the photo of him kissing his boyfriend of four years, Dalan Wells, went viral.
Click here to see a larger version of the iconic image of Morgan and his partner’s homecoming kissing.
“It gives me a very good feeling sir, honestly,” Morgan responded to Roberts, who asked him how he felt about helping to break stereotypes. “I believe a lot of people before the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell were afraid that gay and lesbian people would be the stereotypes that people had thought them to be but knowing that this one picture shows that those stereotypes are broken gives me hope that this world is changing, and it gives my partner and myself hope for our future as well.”
Morgan adds he’s sorry to those who were offended by the photo, and even adds that the photo was not for them or for LGBT activists, but for him and his partner.
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