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How To Handle Bigots Without Saying A Word

Absolutely perfect.

Sometimes, the best way to handle bigots is to do it without saying a single word.

Dean Paton joined a group protesting at a gay pride parade in Chester, England, on Saturday with a sign of his own. But instead of threatening fire and brimstone, his sign pointed out that homophobes are statistically more likely to be gay themselves.

And while the bigots' signs referenced Bible passages, Paton's including a scientific citation, referring to a 1996 study that found homophobes are more likely to be aroused by gay porn.  

Check it out in the clip above. 

 When he's not shutting down bigots, Paton serves as the founder of Big Heritage, where he works to help make "archaeology accessible to people from deprived socio-economic areas."

 

(h/t Towleroad)

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