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This Teen Had The Best Response To Someone Saying Gay People Should Be Jailed For Having Sex In Their Homes

"On the subway, on the bus..."

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Earlier this week it was reported that one of President-elect Donald Trump's potential picks for the Supreme Court, William H. Pryor, believed consensual gay sex should be punishable with jail time.

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In 2003, Pryor wrote a legal brief defending a Texas law that would criminalise consensual gay sex. The law was later struck down by the Supreme Court.

“Homosexual sodomy has not historically been recognised in this country as a right; to the contrary, it has historically been recognised as a wrong. It is not a fundamental right," Pryor wrote.

Speaking to BuzzFeed News, Logan said he had received a variety of reactions, including "staunch Republicans who 'want proof'" and raunchy responses from LGBT people.

Logan's tweet prompted hundreds of other people to share tongue-in-cheek ideas on where gay people should go to have sex.

@loganmoreno_ on the subway, on the bus, in McDonald's, in Target, on the beach, at school, in public restrooms just not OUR OWN HOMES LMAO

"There's definitely been an overflow of support from the LGBT community and straight people alike," said Logan. "It fills me with hope to see that people really do care about others' rights and will protect them."

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"It's a great feeling to see people say things like 'this tweet actually made me laugh' because I know the feeling and I know how the outcome of this election has made people feel so being able to make people forget about their fear [for] our country is a great thing."

So far, Logan's tweet has more than 40,000 retweets and 100,000 likes.

"I would like to promote the fact that minorities in America are scared and that everyone needs to feel safe within their home," he said.

"When I wrote the tweet I was very emotional and this election has taken quite the toll on my community so if you'll excuse the language you'll see that it was written in good faith if not the most polite execution.

"Everyone should just try and spread as much love and safety as possible."

Brad Esposito is a news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney, Australia.

Contact Brad Esposito at bradley.esposito@buzzfeed.com.

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