"The thing that struck me most was that when I joined it they didn't sail out the North, they sailed out the South and there were a lot of gay guys on board and I was quite amazed at this.... And I remember saying, spending three months on a voyage and there were ten gay guys in a room and I said 'I'm not staying in a room like this' Anyway I went in another room"So, southerners are gay, northerners aren't, and he can't stand to be in the same room as gay men (who are southerners too)? Prescott's press people have been reassuring people that he was young, and you have to contextualise his homophobia.
Friday, January 19, 2007
Prescott says he can't stand being in the same room as gays?
According to a report in the Evening Standard, John Prescott has recorded interviews for a BBC Radio 4 show called Prescott at you Service about his time in the cruise liner industry. Amazingly in the interview he says
Posted by dizzy at 1/19/2007 09:14:00 pm