Silencing Gay People Takes Work. Here's A Guy Who Figured Out How To Do It The Best Possible Way.

A few months ago, Peter LaBarbera (a bully of gay people) was asked to speak at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio, on the dangers of homosexuality. (Are you shaking in your boots?) So some students came up with a plan to say, well, nothing at all.

This is a before photo of the room filled with students waiting for LaBarbera to begin his talk:

And this is an after photo of the not-so-full room — because the students walked out as soon as LaBarbera started his hateful lecture. No harm, no foul ... just a buncha students silently saying, "We're not gonna take this anti-gay talk anymore."

Free speech is awesome and I'm glad we have it. I'm also glad we don't have to listen to it.

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This article originally appeared on 07.10.21

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