‘First Gay Hug’ Forces People To Affectionately Confront Their Prejudices

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You all may remember that viral “First Kiss” video last week that showed strangers meeting for the first time and kissing. Yeah, that one all your friends were posting on FB about. Well, The Gay Women Channel has decided to ride that same theme out in yet another brilliant viral video.

After locating some slightly homophobic individuals, the filmmakers matched them up with gay people for a friendly hug. What happens next is actually really, really AWESOME! It’s refreshing to see videos like this, showing how when you come from a positive and loving place we can change people’s minds.

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“First Hug” begins with a hesitant group of people who are asked to hug 15 gay people. Through their conversations, stereotypes and barriers begin to break down as they realize they aren’t that different from each other.

Make sure and watch the video below!

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