Read These Lips

    A kiss is nothing. On the sidewalks, in the park, I see one every few minutes, a real kiss, lip to lip. It barely registers. It's as unremarkable as a car horn in traffic, as an umbrella in rain.

    And yet a kiss is everything. A kiss can stop the world.

    The football player Michael Sam recently demonstrated as much. So did my experience last Sunday, in a Broadway theater, of all places.

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