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Gay Christian conservative employee sues gay bar for sexual, religious harassment
Washington Post ^

Posted on 07/03/2014 11:25:51 PM PDT by TigerClaws

The case is Parker v. Side by Side, Inc. (N.D. Ill. June 27, 2014). An excerpt:

Plaintiff is a practicing non-denominational Christian. Plaintiff bases his claim for religious harassment on purportedly anti-Christian video clips Sidetrack played during comedy nights, offensive performances ridiculing Christians at special events, and degrading comments Sidetrack employees, particularly Lee Trudell and Defendant Oakes, made to Plaintiff because of his religion and his relationship with [Kevin DuJan, a Christian conservative blogger].

First, Plaintiff contends that video clips Sidetrack played during its weekly “Comedy Nights” contained “anti-Christian and Christian mocking elements.” DuJan testified that the purportedly offensive videos included the following clips:

“A clip of Sarah Palin and her family being murdered in [the] woods with automatic rifles;” “Other clips of Sarah Palin interposed among gruesome clips from horror films;” “Clips of a group of men called the ‘Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence,’ who were dressed in nun habits, used garish makeup, showed large pregnant bellies, held bottles of alcohol, and mocked Christians and Catholics in particular;” “Clips of a man in a loin cloth aping being [sic] Jesus … acting like a ‘buffoon,’ acting intoxicated and seeking sexual favors from men;” “Cartoon clips in which actors portraying Jesus and Santa Claus engage in fighting, with the Jesus character being physically beaten;” “Clips of Pope Benedict XVI falling down or acting in a strange manner;” “Clips of a Pope Benedict character with bizarre eyes and rotten teeth attacking individuals;” “Clips of midgets dressed up as priests chasing young boys seeking sex;” and “Clips of gay events with patrons dressed up as religious figures and acting in a drunken manner.”

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But can he still get birth control?
1 posted on 07/03/2014 11:25:51 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

A) The left are hypocrites so this won’t get a hearing

B) You cannot be self-declared ‘gay’ and Christian, certainly not if you’re working at a ‘gay bar’

C) I imagine a lot of these places are like the beer halls Hitler and his Brownshirts used to meet at. Both involve anti-Christian hatred


2 posted on 07/03/2014 11:30:24 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: TigerClaws

The enemy of my enemy....


3 posted on 07/03/2014 11:32:43 PM PDT by freebilly (How about this-- we stop trying to elect the unelectable)
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To: TigerClaws

The headlines gives me a headache


4 posted on 07/03/2014 11:34:25 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: TigerClaws

I think this law suit is really a bit of a stretch.

The guy works in a gay bar that hosts “comedy nights” during which they play offensive to him/amusing to some videos.

And he sues because he’s offended by them?

Give that man one MILLION dollars!


5 posted on 07/03/2014 11:35:31 PM PDT by jocon307 (These people are (some Polish word) crazy)
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To: TigerClaws

Either his sexual practices, or his faith will eventually have to go.


6 posted on 07/03/2014 11:37:07 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: jocon307

True, but aren’t you kinda rooting for him to win? Just for the chaos factor.


7 posted on 07/03/2014 11:43:58 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

One the hand I do admire gays who are real Conservatives as they get treated like black Conservatives by leftists then on the other hand why work at a ultra left gay bar? The first month there he knew it was gonna be a hostile work place and should have left.


8 posted on 07/03/2014 11:51:54 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: TigerClaws

Now it’s their turn to start acting tolerant, whether they feel that way or not. Most Wedding CakeMakers would say that its’ only fair.


9 posted on 07/03/2014 11:57:37 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: TigerClaws

This should be interesting...


10 posted on 07/04/2014 12:01:46 AM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: lee martell

Where would the SCOTUS rule on the wedding cake issue?

Closely held company and the guy’s religious beliefs are opposed to ‘gay marriage.’

Seems like the business owner would win.


11 posted on 07/04/2014 12:03:22 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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The dude should walk away and start his life over.


12 posted on 07/04/2014 12:12:41 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: TigerClaws

Now I just read the linked article, which is crazy. And I’m wondering, will we see this next season on “Shameless”? Because it would fit right in!


13 posted on 07/04/2014 12:36:42 AM PDT by jocon307 (These people are (some Polish word) crazy)
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To: TigerClaws

Didn’t read the whole thing but isn’t m
Dujan the head of Hillbuzz, the site that railed against O before his first election?


14 posted on 07/04/2014 12:46:17 AM PDT by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: TigerClaws

He packing something where it should not be packed....


15 posted on 07/04/2014 12:46:38 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: TigerClaws

This is a hoax. There is no such thing as a “gay Christian.”


16 posted on 07/04/2014 12:59:09 AM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: TigerClaws

Was there an amendment to the constitution that I missed saying we as Americans have a right to not be offended??

Personally I refuse to give anybody the power to offend me...


17 posted on 07/04/2014 12:59:53 AM PDT by AzNASCARfan
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To: Viennacon

Sounds like some kind of liberal churchianity rather than faith, but nonetheless he’s dumped a can of worms out before the lefties. It might be popcorn-worthy.


18 posted on 07/04/2014 1:07:17 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: TigerClaws

Gay, Christian and Conservative doesn’t compute in one sentence.


19 posted on 07/04/2014 1:13:50 AM PDT by wetphoenix
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To: wetphoenix

It reads like a kind of churchianity, but still. That’s his religion and he’s saying he’s offended at the stuff which pokes ridicule at Christianity.

Maybe the Lord will use this to force the issue with him. In the meantime, there is plenty of popcorn.


20 posted on 07/04/2014 1:17:10 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: TigerClaws

Gay Christians are - next to black conservatives - are hated by the Left. Yes, gays can be Christians and only GOD can judge all.


21 posted on 07/04/2014 4:02:50 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: RginTN
then on the other hand why work at a ultra left gay bar? The first month there he knew it was gonna be a hostile work place and should have left.

If a woman goes to work at a place that she could see would be a "hostile work place", is she expected to quit, or is the work place expected to change its environment?

If a homosexual went to work at a rural biker bar where the environment was obviously hostile to him, would the courts in present day America tell him "you should have known it would be hostile and never taken the job"?

Payback's a b****, as they say.

22 posted on 07/04/2014 4:11:56 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: wetphoenix
Gay, Christian and Conservative doesn’t compute in one sentence.

Just because YOU don't think he's conservative by your standards, does not mean that HE does not consider himself a Christian Conservative by HIS standards.

23 posted on 07/04/2014 4:14:57 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: PapaBear3625

“Just because YOU don’t think he’s conservative by your standards, does not mean that HE does not consider himself a Christian Conservative by HIS standards.”

I agree. Homosexuals used to blend in. No one really cared as long as they kept their sexual practices to themselves. Now we have stark raving lunatic activist shoving their degenerate behavior in our faces. Good for this guy. It is still against the law to harass an employee on the bases of religion. He has a case.


24 posted on 07/04/2014 4:23:04 AM PDT by FR_addict
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To: TigerClaws

Schadenfreude


25 posted on 07/04/2014 7:32:32 AM PDT by khelus
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