Las Vegas Vacation Rental Company Refuses Gay Couple

Published Date Author: , November 3rd, 2013

n-TIM-AND-DAN-large570When partners Dr. Timothy Seelig and Dan England received an invitation from a company called Best Vacations Ever for a discounted time share vacation package, the pair decided to take them up on the offer.

Seelig, the director of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, and England decided on a date and purchased a vacation package to Las Vegas. However, when Seelig called Best Vacations Ever to reserve the dates of their trip after the company had already accepted their credit card information and sent them welcome materials, they were allegedly met with the following interaction.

Seelig told The Huffington Post in an email: They were most helpful and eager to make the arrangements… until [Dan] said the second person was named Tim. They asked if that was a male?… [The representative] said, ‘Please hold a moment.’ After five minutes or so, she came back on the line and said, ‘I’m so sorry, we don’t allow same-sex couples to use the Vegas vacation offer. We can book you in Orlando or New Orleans, but not Vegas.’ We spent the entire day in shock…

Authored By James Nichols – See the Full Story at the Huffington Post

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