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Two Men Claim Homophobic McDonald's Employee Refused To Serve Them

Two Men Claim Homophobic McDonald's Employee Refused To Serve Them

(Ben Yakas) It's hard enough justifying a trip to McDonald's when the McRibs are sautéed in piglet tears—it's even harder when it's super sized with a side of rampant homophobia. Two Manhattan men are suing McDonald's claiming that an employee at the Hamilton Heights location mistakenly assumed they were gay, then refused to serve them because of it.

According to the Post, Willis Washington Jr. and Horace Stevenson III were at the McDonald's around 2:30 a.m. last December when the incident occurred. A fellow customer started things off by saying “he had a problem with gay people and that the gay lifestyle was not what God wants.” The men ignored him, but then the cashier joined in the homophobia and refused to serve them.

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