Posted in: Dilemma of the week
This week’s dilemma is as follows:
You go on a blind date with a guy who seems perfect for you. You go on a few dates with him and grow to like him very much.
One evening, you’re watching the news together, and tonight’s entertainment section features a well known gay celebrity getting married to his long term partner. Your new boyfriend expresses disgust at the fact that the ceremony is taking place at all, and makes some blatantly homophobic comments.
You happen to have a brother who’s gay, and your new boyfriend’s stance offends you no end
What do you? Do you confront his bigotry head on, even though your relationship at this point is pretty new and tenuous? Or do you ignore his comments, figuring that you’ll tackle this issue some other time?
What would you do?