Did the Duggars Remove a Photo of Same-Sex Kissing Off Their Facebook? See for Yourself

Family recently made headlines by posting PDA shots of themselves

By Lily Harrison Nov 13, 2014 12:44 AMTags
Jessa Duggar Seewald, Ben SeewaldInstagram

The Duggars are involved in yet another photo scandal, except this time they're not the subjects of the images themselves.

Following the recent snapshot of Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar showing their affection for one another and kissing—and all the hoopla that went along with it—the family decided to set out a little challenge for their fans.

"God designed marriage to be a loving, dynamic relationship between a husband and wife for a lifetime. God loves marriage and it is supposed to be full of love, joy, fun and romance. Marriage is where romance belongs!" the official Duggar family page wrote in a post.

"Recently, Ben & Jessa [Duggar] received some criticism for posting a kissing picture. We are so grateful they waited to share their first kiss until after marriage. We've been married 30 years and are still in love! We had fun trying to duplicate Ben and Jessa's happily married kissing picture. We challenge all married couples to take a happily married picture and post it here."

Fans immediately began posting their PDA pics and sharing their love stories with the TLC reality family when one fan, John Becker, posted a photo of him with his husband.

Becker, who runs the LGBTQ blog The Bilerico Project, claims that his photo was taken down in the comments section.

He wrote on his own Facebook page, "Oh no, I think I've been banned from the Duggar Family Official Facebook page! (I'm crying into my coffee cup right now, I assure you). I posted this photo of Michael and me with the following comment: 'Happily married for nearly nine years; working hard for #MarriageEquality for all loving couples."

A rep for TLC had no comment.