PROTESTERS recently gathered at a Burger King restaurant in Spain for a gay kiss-in in response to an alleged incident that saw a same-sex couple kicked out for kissing.
A security guard had allegedly asked two gay men, aged 18 and 19, to leave the Burger King restaurant in Madrid’s Plaza de los Cubos because of customer complaints.
The families allegedly complaining about the two men said that they did not want their children being exposed to two men kissing.
“He said to us that we couldn’t do things like that.. that there were children around,” one of the men told El Pais.
The couple also told the Spanish newspaper that a married couple that tried defending the two.
“They told us not to move, that we had every right to be there,” they said.
Soon after news of the incident reached social media, dozens of people met at the same Burger King restaurant for the kiss-in protest.
In response, the store’s employees applauded the protesters.