These Men Didn’t Want To Sit Near A Gay Couple. What Happened Next, They Had Coming.
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(A few years ago I was working as a hostess in a restaurant. One night, two men come in and ask for a table. I lead them to an available one.)
Older Man: “We can’t sit at this table.”
Me: “I’m sorry. Is there something wrong?”
Older Man: “We just can’t sit here; move us somewhere else.”
(I’m confused, as the table I was seating them at was actually our most popular one. I start walking toward a manager to ask where I should move them, when the two young, clean, nicely-dressed men at the next table happen to get up to leave.)
Older Man: “It’s okay! We can sit here now!”
(I realize this guy assumed the two young men were gay, and could apparently not eat in their vicinity. I relate what happened to my (gay) manager and the (straight) server.)
Manager: “[Server], you’re only allowed to talk to these guys as if you’re the gayest person on this planet.”
(I will never forget the look of horror on the men’s faces when the server, a huge, beefy black man, started telling them the specials in the most dramatic and flamboyant way.)