An Australian restaurant has been ordered to apologise and pay compensation after they barred a blind man because a waiter thought his guide dog was gay.
The waiter thought that she was asking if gay dogs were allowed.
Even after showing the guide dog’s documentation they were still refused entry.
The restaurant was ordered by the Equal Opportunity Tribunal to pay
$1,500 in compensation. Mr Jolly AU
The restaurant owners said “The staff genuinely believed that Nudge was an ordinary pet dog which had been de-sexed to become a gay dog.”
Now, I’m no expert on the subject of gay or dogs but, for the life of me I can’t imagine what difference it would have made whether the dog was a raging queen or not. Nor do I understand the concept of de-sexing a dog to make it gay.
But, I do know that if you try saying “Guide Dog” with an Australian accent…