Picture For A Thousand Voices

Holding Hands

Even though holding hands is such an innocent and affectionate gesture, it can still inspire great amounts of intolerance and hate. I've been spat at and had insults hurled at me, simply for holding hands with another man while walking together on the street. I've often had to question whether it was okay to hold hands with someone, out of fear of what might happen in the wrong neighborhood.
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"Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is."

Maxim Gorky