Straight Woman Traumatized By Stay at Gay NYC Hotel

Author: , November 14th, 2013

Out NYCA woman from Texas got quite a surprise when she accidentally checked into the Out NYC, a gay hotel in New York City.

“Elise K.” is a Yelper who lives in Austin, Texas. According to her Yelp profile, she loves “travel, art, beauty, architecture, design, jewelry, decor, music, performing, reading, dance, LIFE.” Her favorite movie is 1987′s The Last Emperor, and her favorite meal on earth is sushi.

Last August, she booked a room at the Out NYC, not knowing it was a gay hotel, and she wrote an unintentionally hilarious Yelp review about her experience.

Authored By Graham Gremore – See the Full Story at Queerty

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Straight Woman Sues Avis for Not Giving Her Gay Discount

Author: , January 13th, 2012

An Arizona woman has initiated a class-action suit alleging discrimination based on her sexual orientation by Avis Rent A Car.

Lynn Evenchik claims that Avis’ practice of offering discounts to members of the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association and National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce constitutes a violation of California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act, which prohibits businesses from offering discounts to customers based on sexual orientation.

Evenchik paid $311.36 to rent a car from Avis at San Diego International Airport for a period of one week in July of 2011. She later learned that members of the aforementioned groups received discount codes entitling them to 20 to 25 percent off standard rental rates due to marketing agreements Avis had entered into with the organizations.

Full Story from The San Diego Reader

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