Bil Browning

I. Love. This. Photo.

Filed By Bil Browning | December 07, 2012 1:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Living, Marriage Equality
Tags: bear marriage, gay marriage, marriage license, real men, same-sex marriage, Washington State

This photo went viral last night and I found it fascinating how visceral the reaction has been to it. Why are people reacting so strongly (and positively)?

BearMarriage.jpeg

I think it's because this isn't the usual picture of gay men getting married and looking all dapper and, well, gay. These are just two regular guys - the salt of the earth. They break the stereotypes and show what marriage is really about - two people who care deeply about each other.

(Photo credit: Meryl Schenker)


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