Homophobic, Racist Craigslist Advertiser Bans Undesirables From Yard Sale

How would you like a nice, gently-used loveseat? Perhaps a few dishes? Oh, but you can’t have any of those things if you’re gay, practice Islam or are an illegal immigrant, says one bad consumer in a Craigslist ad trying to offload her unwanted home goods.

Gawker reports on the purported ad, which has since been taken down from Craigslist, citing a tipster who had written in to see about some of the goods up for sale in the D.C. area.

The email reads:

hello,

i have been a bit overwhelmed by the response, so have devised an easier way to disseminate information and pix of the items for sale for all of you who have contacted me. i’ve set up a publicly accessible facebook photo album for items for sale. please post any questions you have on the facebook page, this way you will also know if someone else has already expressed interest in an item and at what price or if the item is sold, as i will mark it so.

additionally, there will be a garage sale this sunday, 17 july 2011 from 11am – 7pm,
for the items already pictured in the album and more. photos will continue to be added via the mobile pix facebook album, so please also check there as internet access has already been disconnected in the home and it’s the only way to upload quickly and easily. all are welcome to the moving sale / garage sale except for LGBT people, illegal immigrants, and muslims, anyone else is warmly welcomed! no drama, terrorism, or illegal transactions with non-US citizens / illegal immigrants / people taking jobs away from people who belong and are legal in this country is desired. thanks.

email me on facebook to receive the address of this house which is located in the woodlea manor sub-division in leesburg, virginia – located conveniently off of route 15 south and less than 5 minutes from downtown leesburg.

the comments section on the photos is open to everyone on facebook, so please do not reply here and ONLY reply on facebook, i will only respond via the facebook site.

here is the moving sale photo album link containing several pix of items for sale:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2009654274530.2109347.1038917034&l=8f52fb8f1e

mobile uploads folder, where i can easily upload any requested pix of additional items for sale:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2009880200178.2109366.1038917034&l=576337c023

if there are any real estate investors among you, please be advised the house is also for sale and i will be adding additional photos to this album:

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2009756197078.2109357.1038917034&l=5b754e07cc

-the minimum bid for this house starts at 440K plus an additional 5% which goes to the commissioner of sale. if the house does not sell in the next couple of weeks, it will be auctioned on the court house steps with the same minimum bid as the starting point. interested parties who would like to arrange a viewing of the house, etc. should contact the commissioner of sale, [redacted] at 703.777.[redacted] to set up an appointment. this is not a distressed sale, the house is not in foreclosure or anything like that, it is a contentious sale due to a happy divorce and the judge finally ordered the house be sold this way! :)

thank you for your interest!

You are not welcome, mean, bad person! The links to the Facebook page seem to work, for now, which could mean this is indeed, a real person with some unsavory views on the world.

The tipster, a gay man, then replied to the bad consumer, and received a rather chipper reply defending the initial ban on undesirables.

i have gay friends, but i don’t need that kind of unknown drama element around me as i know how it can be at times. no thanks. just like i don’t want someone drunk or on drugs at the sale. homosexuality is a sin and i won’t stack up your sin against mine, but i can choose the type of people to whom my belongings will end up with … and what i’m supporting with that action. i cannot support homosexuality bc i feel it robs true soul mates from being with one another. nature / God / whatever one may believe intended one man for one woman. period. jmho. don’t hate me, i tolerate that these things exist … the only thing i have no tolerance for is islam … which, i would hope as a gay man you would also not tolerate (since they think all of you should be killed and i think that is WRONG).

best,
-[redacted]

If you sign something “best,” then that makes everything evil you said okay, duh.

The Racist and Homophobic Yard Sale Posting You Won’t Believe [Gawker]