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The Queers Vs. The Hut

The Queers Vs. The Hut

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True to their slogan, Pizza Hut has apparently offered up some extra bigotry (get it? read the above ad and witness my use of google image search to bring you an easy joke) with their pizza..

The BBC is reporting that three gay men from Wales are suing Pizza Hut for sexual discrimination after they were refused service at a restaurant in Blackpool.

Michael Kemp, 42, Paul Barnabas, 47, and his partner Iain Buck, 38, were among nine gay men and transsexuals who visited the Church Street restaurant.

The group, some of whom were in women’s clothes, were told to go elsewhere as the venue had run out of pizzas.

Pizza Hut said it was taking the allegation “extremely seriously”.

The incident, which happened last July, followed a ruling made three months before which made it illegal for retailers and catering establishments to refuse to serve customers on the grounds of their sexual orientation, religions or beliefs.

However, at the moment the law does not incorporate transsexuals.

They told them they “had run out of pizzas”? I prefer a side of creativity with my homophobia…

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