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Tonight, from 6 to 6:30 p.m., protestors will be staging a Big Fat Kiss-In in front of the Hearst building on 57th Street and 8th Avenue to protest Marie Claire magazine's refusal to apologize for their writer Maura Kelly's story about how she gets "grossed out" watching larger people kiss, walk across a room, or do anything. "You are invited to The Big Fat Kiss-In!" says the Facebook page. "Platonic kisses! Romantic kisses! Familial kisses! Pecks on the cheek! Air kisses! French kisses! Hersheys Kisses! All kisses! Marie Claire chose to publish an essay in which the author shares her utter disgust for fat people—but moreover—physical displays of affection between said fat people." [Facebook]