B&B Survey: 13% Say Gay/Lesbian Couples Should Not Sleep Together at Their Inn

Published Date Author: , September 20th, 2010

In a poll on the website Bed & Breakfast Owner, 13 per cent of respondents said it would be unacceptable for a gay or lesbian couple to share one of their double rooms.

The survey follows the case of Michael Black, 62, and John Morgan, 56, a gay couple from Cambridgeshire, who were turned away from a guesthouse in the Berkshire village of Cookham last March.

The couple claimed that the incident was motivated by homophobia, and filed a complaint to Thames Valley Police. According to research, 75 per cent of gay travellers worry about the welcome they will receive at their holiday accommodation.

Full Story from the Telegraph

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