Well this could explain some things.
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“I do feel like going back to all those people, and being like, ‘Why weren’t you more shocked about the sort of sexual religious worship of a horse that my character has in that?’ If they stuck with me through Equus, they’re not gonna find a problem with this. And if they are, they’re a really weird type of bigot. If they’re like, ‘No, a horse is fine, but gay people I can’t stand.’”