Posts tagged ‘disabled’

June 14, 2011

Disabled Gay People Can’t Swim in Kentucky Public Pools

by Accidental Bear

Kentucky: Disabled Gay Couple Ejected From Pool

By Michelle Garcia

THE PAVILION HAZARD KENTUCKY X390 (FAIR) | ADVOCATE.COM

A gay couple in Hazard, Ky., was ejected from a public recreation facility, sparking outrage from local LGBT organizations and allies.

The two men, who are reported to be developmentally and intellectually disabled, went to the pool at the Pavilion in Hazard, a city-owned facility. They were turned away by a maintenance technician, who told them, “We own this place and can tell you to leave if we want to.”  

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