Waitress Fired Over “Gay Bitches” Receipt

 

Bistro 18 Hookah Bar

A waitress who called a trans woman and her party “Gay Bitches” on their bill has been fired according to Bilerico. The waitress, who was employed by Bistro 18 was, according to the restaurant relieved of her duties that night.

Amira Gray, a transgender woman was out in the hookah bar in Washington DC with a group of her friends when the incident took place. She issued a complaint against the restaurant with a statement reading “As a transgender woman, I was extremely hurt, embarrassed and upset.”

The Bistro apologised for the incident, and said that as a way of making an apology they had not only apologised in person to the woman but also waived the bill. The waitress is said to have apologised also.

In a statement the bar said “The management at Bistro18 took extreme and immediate measures in dealing with the situation.”

“The employee was fired that night and Ms Gray received an apology from the employee and the management as well as her check was waived to express the apology. Bistro18 does not and will not tolerate any discrimination in the business as it has been hosting customers and employing regardless to race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, and national of origin.”

A legal consultant for the bar also stated “We are all human beings. We can choose what we want to do in our lives. Everyone has their own thing. We have that right.”

The restaurant has seen its ratings plummet on various reviews site such as Yelp over the controversy, after Lambda, the legal team for Amira Gray launched a media campaign against them.

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