Following last week’s deadly stabbing at Jerusalem Pride — an attack that left one sixteen-year-old girl dead, and five other paraders wounded — Ynet, an Israeli news website, decided to conduct a social experiment that demonstrates the degree of homophobia embedded in the culture.
In a similar vein to last month’s experiments — which followed two men walking down the street holding hands in Moscow, and then in Kiev — the minute-and-a-half segment finds two men holding hands and wandering through busy thoroughfares and marketplaces in Jerusalem.
A hidden camera captures the responses from the bustling crowd:
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“You gay sons of bitches!”
“Have you seen faggot and faggot holding hands?”
Watch the video below: