Gay couple’s park wedding interrupted by string of homophobic slurs


Staff Reports

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — An Arizona couple is speaking out, denouncing those responsible for a string of homophobic slurs that interrupted their wedding ceremony in a San Diego-area park last month.

Oscar De Las Salas and Gary Jackson – frequent visitors to San Diego – picked Coronado’s Centennial Park for their Aug. 17 wedding, attended by dozens of guests from across the country who flew in, including Arizona congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema.

But their wedding was interrupted by loud and unmistakable shouts of “go home homos” and “go home fags” from the balcony of a nearby pricey condo complex, reports KGTV.

“It’s just sad that that is now ingrained for the rest of our lives in our wedding day,” said Jackson. “That person took a chunk of what should have been a beautiful day and turned it into something nasty and full of hate.”

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