[In the news] Gay men holding hands on train bullied online -RAPPLER.com

Gay men holding hands on train bullied online
Raisa Serafica, RAPPLER
April 18, 2015

grabbed from RAPPLER.com

grabbed from RAPPLER.com

Offensive comments like ‘Ano ba kayo, pet `yan’ and ‘Baka dadalhin sa prisinto si bakla’ flood the post

MANILA, Philippines – “Love in a different view.”

This is how a netizen described the photos of a gay Asian-Caucasian couple holding hands on a train that went viral on Saturday, April 18. (READ: When two boys hold hands)

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The photos uploaded by the BV Patrol Facebook page came with a caption that read, “Suporta para sa kanila! Bawal ang bitter!” (Support them! Bitter people are not allowed!) As of this writing, the photos have garnered 14,884 likes and 1,497 shares.

The couple in the photos were later identified through their social media accounts as Naparuj Mond Kaendi, a Thai creative director and booking agent at Bacca Model Management, and Thorsten Mid, who appears to come from Germany. The photo was said to be taken at a Bangkok Sky Train.

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