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