Under the headline 'Was B&B ban on gays simply bigotry?' they published four letters, three of which supported a B&B-owning couple who refused to honour a booking by a gay couple.
'And I would say that's the majority feeling,' claimed John Garner from Cornwall.
But his intolerance was outdone by Yvonne Lacey from Rye in East Sussex, who wrote:
I have nothing at all against homosexuals: they are born gay and, if anything, we should feel a little sad for them.