I don't mention my preferences, not because I am ashamed of them, but I don't think anyone is interested in them.
I am a white, lower class, middle aged hetero-sexual male. I've been married to my lovely wife, Linda, for over 25 years, and still love her.
I may not understand the ways of our gay brothers and sisters, but to paraphrase Voltaire "I may not agree with what you say, but I'll defend to my death, your right to say it!"
I worked for 14 years in the Bristol Museum service, and on many occasions worked in close proximity to gay men, and, or lesbian females. At no time did I feel threatened by their presence, and at all times we respected each others way of life.
What is happening in Indiana is a case of homophobia, which will destroy the state. Already San Francisco has banned all state-funded trips to Indiana, and I think it won't be long before this spreads http://www.cityam.com/212662/salesforce-ceo-marc-benioff-just-promised-economic-sanctions-against-indiana-and-made-major This is the 21st Century, and all though we may not agree with the trend, we back its right to exist.
For several months, I was an advocate of the UKIP, then I found out, not only do they want to disband the NHS, this means only the rich can get treatment, but the hate the gay community, and class them as a vile abomination on society. To back the UKIP, is to drag the UK back to the Victorian era.