The Daily Show last night. Interviewed by gay comic actor Kal Penn, the discussion touched upon LGBTQ+ issues.Penn, engaged to his partner, Josh, for the past five years, asked the President about his attitude towards same-sex marriage.Biden recalled his first experience with gay people when he saw two men kissing on the street back in the 1950s.
He was in his senior year in High School at the time. His dad took him to city hall to pick up a job application to be a lifeguard at a pool in Wilmington, DE. “My dad was dropping me off to go in and get an application.
I remember I’m about to get out of the car and I look to my right. Two well-dressed men in suits kissed each other. I’ll never forget it, I turned and looked to my dad.
He said, ‘Joey, it’s simple. They love each other.’ … I’m not joking. And it’s just that simple. “It doesn’t matter whether it’s same-sex or a heterosexual couple.