mond-throston_couple_0“Jealous! Thai gay lands farang husband hotter than Hollywood actor” screamed one particularly unhinged headline Friday, since shared more than 90,000 times on Facebook.

Between that and the news-fed snapshots, Instagram posts and other flotsam in the social media deluge, much has been made of a Thai man and his German boyfriend for doing nothing more than quietly holding hands on the BTS Skytrain, a moment that’s since swept the social network after it was surreptitiously photographed and shared by someone. READ FULL