This goes beyond weird food: A blind man and his guide dog were barred from an Australian restaurant because a waiter thought the dog was gay.
Apparently when Ian Jolly, 57, and his dog Nudge rolled up to Thai Spice in Adelaide the waiter misinterpreted "guide dog" as "gay dog" and told the duo to hit the road--even after Jolly produced his guide dog permit.
A statement released by the offending restaurant does little to clear up this ridiculous issue:
The staff genuinely believed that Nudge was an ordinary pet dog which had been desexed to become a gay dog.
Naturally Jolly and Nudge were none too pleased with such treatment, nor was the Equal Opportunity Tribunal, which ordered the restaurant to fork over AUS$1,500, write an apology, and attend diversity training. Gay dogs have rights, too.