April 26th, 2010 12:24 EST
Blind Dude With "Gay" Seeing-Eye Dog Refused Entry To Restaurant
"An Australian restaurant that refused a blind man entry because a waiter thought his seeing-eye dog was `gay` has been ordered to apologise and pay compensation.
Ian Jolly was told he could not take guide dog Nudge into Adelaide`s Thai Spice last May because a member of staff objected, The Sunday Mail reported.
The restaurant`s owners said a misunderstanding had arisen between Jolly`s female companion and a waiter who understood the woman `to be saying she wanted to bring a gay dog into the restaurant`." Read More
Both the blind and homosexuals experience discrimination all over the world, but I`m sure that the blind man never dreamed that he would be discriminated against because a waiter thought that his seeing-eye dog was gay.
No sane person would worry about the sexual preferences of a dog, but homophobia makes persons act incredibly stupid.
Did the waiter fear that the dog would bark with a lisp, and sashay from table to table trying to make friends with all the cute guys in the restaurant?
This incident seems like a Saturday Night Live skit, it`s so sad that in real life there are so many homophobic idiots.
A court ordered the owners of the restaurant to pay Jolly $1,400, and to issue him an apology.
The waiter should visit the Wizard of Oz, he needs a new brain and a new heart.
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