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Gay couple asked to reverse shirt at Dollywood
Associated Press ^ | July 27, 2011 | Kristin M. Hall

Posted on 07/27/2011 6:44:22 PM PDT by feralcat

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A lesbian couple is asking for changes at Dollywood after an employee asked one of the women to turn her T-shirt reading "marriage is so gay" inside-out to avoid offending others on a recent visit to the Tennessee theme park complex.

Olivier Odom and Jennifer Tipton said Tuesday they want the park to be more inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender families after Odom was asked to reverse her shirt when they visited Dollywood Splash Country next to the Pigeon Forge amusement park. The story was first reported by WBIR-TV in Knoxville.

Dollywood spokesman Pete Owens said on Tuesday that Dollywood is open to all families, but their dress code policy is to ask people with clothing or tattoos that could be considered offensive to change clothes or cover up.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dollywood; gay; homosexualagenda; lesbian
The most important feature of any theme park is how open it is to "transgender families."
1 posted on 07/27/2011 6:44:31 PM PDT by feralcat
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2 posted on 07/27/2011 6:48:04 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks.)
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To: feralcat

If I wore a Confederate flag shirt to the park, I wouldn’t be surprised if I was requested to turn it inside-out. But that’s the park’s right. I wouldn’t be surprised if she wore the shirt just to get a reaction and cause a stink.

As best I remember, Dolly herself has no issues with homosexuals, and is well-liked and respected in the gay community.


3 posted on 07/27/2011 6:52:02 PM PDT by Spirit of Liberty
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To: isthisnickcool

You have to try to look that ugly. Really.


4 posted on 07/27/2011 6:55:54 PM PDT by CaspersGh0sts
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To: feralcat

I see, so now we cant possibly be offended . . . only the PC types?

Reminds me of the time I saw some creep at a Jason’s Deli wearing a “Everybody Has AIDS” T shirt . . . I was hoping management would ask him to leave.


5 posted on 07/27/2011 6:56:05 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Now that Weiner's gone . .time to get wid of Fwank)
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To: feralcat

“We are allowed to offend you, but if you offend us we will sue!”


6 posted on 07/27/2011 6:57:06 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: isthisnickcool

The mere sight of this “couple” is offensive to about 97% of the population

Ugh.


7 posted on 07/27/2011 6:58:45 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Now that Weiner's gone . .time to get wid of Fwank)
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To: isthisnickcool

thats a woman??


8 posted on 07/27/2011 6:58:52 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

Card carrying member of the nags no doubt.


9 posted on 07/27/2011 7:11:20 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: isthisnickcool

What a beautiful couple. They will certainly have some beautiful offspring.


10 posted on 07/27/2011 7:17:30 PM PDT by certrtwngnut
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To: feralcat

Not-a-product-of-rape-homo thread. There goes my theory that all Dykes are rape victims. They don’t make bags thick enough.


11 posted on 07/27/2011 7:20:55 PM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: feralcat

At a gay wedding, how do you tell if the bride is blushing?


12 posted on 07/27/2011 7:23:41 PM PDT by Gator113 (Palin 2012, period.....)
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Actually, they look like a very ugly man and a very ugly woman. Is this the couple in question?

Better if it is two “women.” People like that should not be able to reproduce.

13 posted on 07/27/2011 7:24:22 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Forget AMEX. Remember your Glock 27: Never Leave Home Without It!)
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To: driftdiver

Why do so many “lesbians” go out of their way to appear mannish???? Do they want to be men?


14 posted on 07/27/2011 7:26:37 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: CaspersGh0sts
And you can easily see that it has put a lot of effort in that direction.
15 posted on 07/27/2011 7:27:01 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (I'm sticking with Herman. No more second terms!)
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To: feralcat

One of the reasons I love Dollywood and why we take our children there. I am sick and tired of the gay agenda being shoved on us as a civil rights issue. It is a choice issue and a choice they are free to make. But I am free to not associate with the perversion of those who want to mandate and take away my choice.


16 posted on 07/27/2011 7:30:51 PM PDT by EmilyGeiger
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To: feralcat

Private property. Follow the rules or get the @#&%^$! out.


17 posted on 07/27/2011 7:44:12 PM PDT by DesertSapper (God, Family, Country . . . . . . . . . . and dead terrorists!!!)
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To: isthisnickcool

Nasty! I would just like “her” covered up ‘cause she’s gross! But I think Dollywood is owned by the Herschend family (Silver Dollar City in Branson), and they are very conservative.


18 posted on 07/27/2011 7:55:21 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Why do so many “lesbians” go out of their way to appear mannish???? Do they want to be men?

Its worse then that. They look like aging men, no penis, low earning potential and having raging pms. Who the hell would be attracted to that?

19 posted on 07/27/2011 7:56:14 PM PDT by dragonblustar (I love Allen West!)
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Leave ‘em alone. They’re just trying to be dicks.


20 posted on 07/27/2011 8:01:08 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: CaspersGh0sts

OMG, your comment cracked me up. lololololol


21 posted on 07/27/2011 8:13:49 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: GnuHere; Chode
"Nasty! I would just like “her” covered up ‘cause she’s gross!"
22 posted on 07/27/2011 8:20:37 PM PDT by Morgana (I never said a thing.....................)
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>>”Nasty! I would just like “her” covered up ‘cause she’s gross!”<<

There is a difference between covering a tightly cropped (pointy) head and being hidden. One is a matter of tact, one is a matter of life and death.

I don’t want to see her man arms just like I don’t want to see Michelle Obama’s. That doesn’t mean I want either woman to wear a Niqab or Burqa. To compare that is silly.


23 posted on 07/27/2011 8:28:48 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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24 posted on 07/27/2011 8:46:48 PM PDT by Morgana (I never said a thing.....................)
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To: feralcat

yaG oS sI egairraM


25 posted on 07/27/2011 9:10:18 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution!)
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To: isthisnickcool

That sure looks like a man on the right.


26 posted on 07/27/2011 9:12:07 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution!)
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To: CaspersGh0sts
You have to try to look that ugly. Really.

not really, to some it comes naturally....
her hate, just "effervesces"
...
*sorry...for the hurt eyes / "tossed" foodstuffs.*


27 posted on 07/27/2011 9:23:50 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (You do not have to smear (Pharaoh / Imam / DumboEars) Obama w/ lies....the truth does a fine job. :)
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To: feralcat

It was an inappropriate shirt - has nothing to do with “inclusiveness.” They should not have been wearing that in a family oriented theme park in front of families and children. That’s the bottom line. The park has the right to ask for common decency on the part of its guests - with an emphasis on the fact they are guests. Unless they have evidence that anyone else would have been permitted to wear clothing with inappropriate phrases on it besides them, they have no case.


28 posted on 07/27/2011 9:52:02 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Man hands?


29 posted on 07/28/2011 12:18:57 AM PDT by hummingbird (Help keep Guam from tilting...still not tilting...)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Man hands?


30 posted on 07/28/2011 12:19:15 AM PDT by hummingbird (Help keep Guam from tilting...still not tilting...)
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To: skinkinthegrass

I will have to sleep with the lights on, rocking back and forth and crying hysterically.

Who has the photo “That which is seen cannot be unseen?”


31 posted on 07/28/2011 12:22:48 AM PDT by hummingbird (Help keep Guam from tilting...still not tilting...)
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To: hummingbird
You have to try to look that ugly. Really.

not really, to some it comes naturally.... her hate, just "effervesces"... *sorry...for the hurt eyes / "tossed" foodstuffs.*

I will have to sleep with the lights on, rocking back and forth and crying hysterically.
Who has the photo “That which is seen cannot be unseen?

well....I said, I was sorry......
Here's that pic., you desperately requested.


32 posted on 07/28/2011 10:11:04 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (You do not have to smear (Pharaoh / Imam / DumboEars) Obama w/ lies....the truth does a fine job. :)
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