Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples kiss and hold hands in Sainsbury’s After gay couple kicked out for holding hands.

Thomas Rees, 32, and Joshua Bradwell, 25, say they were kicked out by security after a customer complained their holding hands to be ‘inappropriate’.

People take part in a mass "kissathon" in the aisles of a Sainsbury's Local store in Hackney, London, in protest after a gay couple were ejected from the supermarket for holding hands. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 13, 2016. Thomas Rees, 32, and boyfriend Joshua Bradwell, 25, were reprimanded by security at a London branch of the store after a customer deemed their holding hands to be "inappropriate". See PA story SOCIAL Sainsburys. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
People take part in a mass “kissathon” in the aisles of a Sainsbury’s Local store in Hackney, London, in protest after a gay couple were ejected from the supermarket for holding hands. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 13, 2016. Thomas Rees, 32, and boyfriend Joshua Bradwell, 25, were reprimanded by security at a London branch of the store after a customer deemed their holding hands to be “inappropriate”. See PA story SOCIAL Sainsburys. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

An estimated 200 people danced outside the Sainsbury’s in Hackney Road this evening before streaming inside to fill the aisles and pledge their support to the couple.

Shoppers appeared puzzled as the scores of gay men and women entered the store before starting a countdown to the mass kiss-in.

People take part in a mass "kissathon" in the aisles of a Sainsbury's Local store in Hackney, London, in protest after a gay couple were ejected from the supermarket for holding hands. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 13, 2016. Thomas Rees, 32, and boyfriend Joshua Bradwell, 25, were reprimanded by security at a London branch of the store after a customer deemed their holding hands to be "inappropriate". See PA story SOCIAL Sainsburys. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
People take part in a mass “kissathon” in the aisles of a Sainsbury’s Local store in Hackney, London, in protest after a gay couple were ejected from the supermarket for holding hands. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 13, 2016. Thomas Rees, 32, and boyfriend Joshua Bradwell, 25, were reprimanded by security at a London branch of the store after a customer deemed their holding hands to be “inappropriate”. See PA story SOCIAL Sainsburys. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

‘When your community come behind and say ‘you were right and you are right’, all that does is amplify your feelings. We were right to complain and do what we’ve done and fight those people who said we were wrong.’

Source: metro.co.uk

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