Club member vilifies same-sex couple at a function

November 2014

Rania* and her lesbian partner attended a function at their registered club.

When being seated at their reserved seats, a dispute broke out with the couple beside them. The man at their table yelled out ‘Why should I have to sit with those f-ing lezzos.’

When the man was being ejected from the club, he threw the remainder of his beer at Rania.

Rania lodged a complaint of homosexual vilification with ADNSW.

At conciliation, the man denied that he had used the words ‘f-ing lezzo’. He admitted to calling Rania a lesbian in retaliation for her abusing his partner during the dispute about the seats.

The matter was resolved when both parties expressed regret about the incident.

*Name has been changed to protect the privacy of the individual.

Last updated:

29 Jul 2021

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