Hetero bouncer wins case against gay club

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A straight bouncer has been awarded damages after claiming she was being harassed while working as a bouncer at a gay club.

Sharon Legg from Bournemouth told an Employment Tribunal that she was called “straight” and “breeder” by her boss at Dream in The Triangle.

Mrs Legg was dismissed without warning after a dispute with another bouncer.

The tribunal found that though she had not been sacked because she was heterosexual, she had been been harassed for being “straight” and so was awarded £3,000 in compensation and a further £3,222 for being unfairly dismissed.

The 33-year-old married mother of four, who now works at another bar in the area, told the Dorset Echo she’d had “quite a lot of support” from gay friends.

“I made this complaint for gay people, straight people, anyone who has ever been harassed. I’m like a bulldog, I don’t let go!” commented Mrs Legg.

Read the full story from GaydarNation.com.


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