Tuesday, January 12, 2010

VERITAS: TOUCHDOWN - GIAMBRONE LAUGHS OFF "OUTING"

During the holidays, NOW Magazine touted Toronto city councilor and potential mayoral candidate Adam Giambrone as a contender thusly: “He’s young. He’s bright. He’s gay. And he looked better than any of his challengers so far.” Trouble is, Giambrone’s straight. So how to react to correct the record, without seeming defensive? Answer: laugh it off, as Giambone did, in young bright style – on Facebook: “Amused but not entirely surprised to learn in NOW Magazine that I'm supposedly gay."
He went on to write that he has "great relationship" with the gay community in Toronto, but: "so as not to mislead anyone, I should correct the record: I'm not, in fact, gay. Sarah, my partner, has taken the news in stride (and) with good humour ..."

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