03/10/2013 11:02 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Westfield Galleria Mall Group Stages Kiss-In After Gay Couple Removed For Kissing, Holding Hands

Staking a claim for diverse public displays of affection, approximately 250 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) couples and supporters gathered Saturday in the Roseville shopping mall's outdoor patio.

Couples kissed, held hands and danced during the post-mall security guard controversy's "Love is Love" event.

While originally publicized as a climactic “kiss-in,” attendees mostly listened to music and sporadically kissed or embraced, creating a communal atmosphere.

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