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People Are Staging An Internet "Kiss-In" In Support Of Michael Sam

Facebook and Twitter users are changing their profile pictures to photos of same-sex couples kissing to show support for Michael Sam's NFL draft day kiss.

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Journalist Michelangelo Signorile published a call-to-action today, urging people to change their profile pictures to same-sex couples kissing.

I hereby launch the Great Facebook Kiss-In, urging everyone -- whether gay, straight or bi -- to change their profile pics to two women kissing or two men kissing. Maybe it's you and your husband or wife, or your partner or sweetheart, or you and a friend. Maybe it's your dad and your dad, or your mom and your mom. Maybe it's two other people you just like a lot or think are hot. Your favorite celebrities, whatever. [...] Just change your profile pic to a kissing same-sex couple, and urge others to do the same.

"Gay people need to be kissing more in public. There simply needs to be more queer smooching to desensitize the world," Signorile argues.

And then, slowly, the kisses started to come in.

thank you @MichaelSamNFL #kissin #LGBT #NoH8 #equality

Cathy Renna@CathyRenna

thank you @MichaelSamNFL #kissin #LGBT #NoH8 #equality

12:32 PM - 14 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Elton John creepin' kisses.

#KissIn with my man and @eltonjohndotcom right behind us.

Azariah Southworth@AzariahSpeaks

#KissIn with my man and @eltonjohndotcom right behind us.

12:41 PM - 14 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Snap-back kisses.

Kitty kisses.

#KissIn #MichaelSam #NFL #sports

Mormon Church kisses.

#kissin in front of Mormon Temple NYC. Photo by @JoeMyGod

farmboyz@farmboyz

#kissin in front of Mormon Temple NYC. Photo by @JoeMyGod

12:43 PM - 14 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Anniversary kisses.

#kissin me and my legally married HUSBAND on our 15th anniversary

Jim Maguire@usnajumper

#kissin me and my legally married HUSBAND on our 15th anniversary

12:27 PM - 14 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Mountain-top kisses.

Jason and I at Machu Picchu, Peru. Join @MSignorile and his #KissIn in support of @MichaelSamNFL and @Vitcamm #LGBT

Brian326@bpt326

Jason and I at Machu Picchu, Peru. Join @MSignorile and his #KissIn in support of @MichaelSamNFL and @Vitcamm #LGBT

01:20 PM - 14 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Of course, not everyone is supportive of the movement.

Facebook: edricfloyd

Read the full "Kiss-In" announcement here.