‘Gay Dog’ Refused Entry To Australian Restaurant

Sparkey The Gay DogSeriously, WTF?! Did the dog sound like George Clooney, what was the tip-off? Sarah Mennie writes in the Herald Sun:

A restaurant in a northwest suburb of Adelaide that refused a blind man entry because it thought his guide dog was “gay” was ordered by the Equal Opportunity Tribunal to pay him $1500.

A statement given by restaurant owners Hong Hoa Thi To and Anh Hoang Le said one of the restaurant’s waiters said that Mr Jolly’s partner Ms Chris Lawrence stated “she wanted to bring a gay dog into the restaurant.”

Mr Jolly and Ms Lawrence were refused entry to the restaurant – which displays a “guide dogs welcome” sign — even after providing staff with a guide dogs fact card.

At an Equal Opportunity Tribunal conciliation hearing on Friday, the restaurant agreed to provide Mr Jolly with a written apology and attend an Equal Opportunity education course, in addition to paying him $1500.

“The staff genuinely believed that Nudge was an ordinary pet dog which had been desexed to become a gay dog,” a statement from the hearing said.

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4 Comments on "‘Gay Dog’ Refused Entry To Australian Restaurant"

  1. Actually he's probably just metrosexual.

  2. dumbsaint | Apr 27, 2010 at 7:19 am |

    WTF Adelaide

  3. tygertyger | Apr 28, 2010 at 4:54 am |

    =D hahahahahaahahaha I love Adelaide.

  4. tygertyger | Apr 27, 2010 at 11:54 pm |

    =D hahahahahaahahaha I love Adelaide.

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