This week, however, the campaign took a turn toward the prurient after the subject of Mr. Booker’s sexuality was raised in a profile published Monday in The Washington Post, leading his opponent to share his own views on the subject, which were quickly condemned as homophobic.
Mr. Booker, who has said he is straight, is still occasionally asked about rumors that he is gay and is hiding it. “People who think I’m gay, some part of me thinks it’s wonderful, because I want to challenge people on their homophobia,” Mr. Booker told The Post. “I love seeing on Twitter when …read more
Source: New York Times