A relatable tweet on getting caught staring at gay couples has gone viral on Twitter and across the web, receiving thousands of retweets.
“Any gay couple holding hands in public who caught me staring at you: I’m gay and jealous not homophobic,” the tweet from itzzkait reads.
any gay couple holding hands in public who caught me staring at you: i’m gay and jealous not homophobic
— Kait 🌈 (@itzzkait) September 28, 2017
Musch to Kait’s surprise her innocent tweet has resounded with many other people, who say they too have found themselves in the same or a similar situation.
Same here but my problem is I look like the demographic that is homophobic 😕.
— Maggie Jones 🌈🇪🇺 (@maggieinlondon) September 28, 2017
I need this on a shirt. I stare because I love it and it makes me feel warm and fuzzy to see. I hope I never scared anyone
— Fun Lovin Otter (@SnarfsDad) September 29, 2017
i try not to stare but i’m so proud. pic.twitter.com/hnh7xTZ1YE
— jennifer (@GniieBee) September 29, 2017
This is legit the biggest mood esp since I am not that visibly gay
— Fall Theme Anxiety🎃 (@VaultedVagabond) September 29, 2017
Kait’s tweet has received more than 70,000 retweets and has been favourited more than 25,000 times.