How to deal with anti-gay Facebook friends

Liberian Anti Gay Protestors

If you see things like this in your news feed, well. That’s not friendly.

BY TRISH BENDIX
AfterEllen

I’m curious as to how people are dealing with friends or family that post public declarations of support for DOMA, Prop 8 and “traditional marriage,” and I’m not shocked to hear most people say “DELETE!!!” I’m Facebook friends with some of my old-coworkers and yesterday, I saw my first anti-gay marriage post.  My old coworker can like my non-threatening statuses or comment that she thinks I look pretty in photos all she wants, but she doesn’t support my basic right to be legally wed to my wife. Why should I allow her that access? I deleted someone in my extended family after she showed support for Chik-fil-A last year, but always wondered if that was beneficial to the cause.

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