Michael Sam's gay kiss and children: how to talk with your children.
Did Michael Sam's Gay Kiss Scar Kids?
Expanding the LGBTQ Conversation
May 12 2014 4:08 PM

But Did Michael Sam's Gay Kiss Damage the Children?

No. Or at least, the emotional kiss between Sam and his boyfriend, Vito Cammisano, shouldn't ick them out more than any other public kiss between two consenting adults should. However, if you're still wondering how to talk with your impressionable offspring about an event that apparently traumatized the likes of Donald Trump, give this video a view—it should put things in perspective.

J. Bryan Lowder is a Slate associate editor. He writes and edits for Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ section, and for the culture section.

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