Dan Savage has issued a challenge to Republican Ben Carson to back up his claims that sexuality is a choice.
Fox pundit Ben Carson, who is a rumoured Republican presidential candidate, said earlier this week that prisons prove being gay is “absolutely” a choice.
He said: “Because a lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight and when they come out, they’re gay. So, did something happen while they were in there? Ask yourself that question.”
In his weekly column, advice columnist Dan Savage attacked Dr Carson – who has since tried to walk back his remarks – and issued a challenge to him.
He wrote: “Dear Dr. Carson,
“If being gay is a choice, prove it. Choose it. Choose to be gay yourself.
“Show America how that’s done, Ben, show us how a man can choose to be gay. Suck my dick.
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