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"Kiss-in" letter exposed author's real viewpoint

I think that Will Scruggs might understand the reason behind the `kiss-in' that he attacked ["Lobby 7 `kiss-in' turned off some heterosexuals," Nov. 14] if he considers his own statement, "I personally left Lobby 7 not only because public displays of affection bother me, but also because guys kissing other guys offends me and makes me sick." Clearly he means by this that heterosexual displays of affection simply bother him while homosexual displays offend him and make him sick.

Although we can blame Scruggs for the objectionable prejudice and insecurity evident in his letter, I think his words are indicative of a malignant aspect of our entire society, a society in which the sight of members of the same sex kissing "gave many heterosexuals very belligerent feelings towards homosexuals." In fact, I think that we should thank Mr. Scruggs for giving us such a candid insider's view on the antihomosexual elements of our community.

David Hogg '92->