M. Alex Johnson – Journalist at Large

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Why I Love Local News: Gay Dogs Not Welcome

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An Australian restaurant that refused a blind man entry because it thought his guide dog was “gay” has been ordered by the Equal Opportunity Tribunal to pay him $1,500.

Woodville North man Ian Jolly, 57, was barred from dining at Grange restaurant Thai Spice in May last year after a staff member mistook his guide dog Nudge for a “gay dog”, the tribunal heard this week.

Full story (Daily Mail of Adelaide)

Written by Alex

April 26, 2010 at 9:45 am

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