Gay rights activist, author and
syndicated columnist Dan Savage has invited Ben Carson to suck his
During an appearance on CNN's New
Day, Carson, a possible GOP presidential candidate, said that
prison can make people gay.
“Absolutely,” Carson answered when
asked if being gay is a choice. “Because a lot of people go into
prison straight and when they come out they're gay.”
Carson opposed to marriage equality because some inmates turn gay in
Later in the day, Carson apologized for
the remark and vowed he would no longer talk about gay rights.
Savage, a co-founder of the It Gets
Better campaign, responded in his syndicated column.
“If being gay is a choice, prove it,”
wrote. “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. Name the time and the place and I'll bring my dick and a
camera crew and you can suck me off and win the argument.”