The receipt on the left is the version the waitress posted to Facebook, which shows no tip and a note saying the customers disapprove of the waitress' "lifestyle." On the right is a copy of the receipt provided by the customers to NBC News, which they claim shows they left a 18% tip.

Family Claims They’re Fine With Server’s “Lifestyle,” Left $18 Tip

A few weeks ago, a New Jersey waitress set the Internets on fire with by posting a receipt, allegedly from her job, with a hateful message instead of a tip. “Sorry I cannot tip because I do not agree with your lifestyle & the way you live your life,” read the message on the receipt. The customer has now come forward to say that they left a 20% tip and would say no such thing. [More]

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This Target Cashier Missed The ‘No Homophobic Insults At Checkout’ Part Of Training

Seth’s cashier at Target was unprofessional and immature, but that’s not what bothered him about the encounter. The real problem was with his, as Seth puts it, “homophobic insult[s].” Describing a thing that you don’t like by saying “that’s so gay” might be acceptable among your friends, if your friends are teenage boys in 1997, but it’s not how you should talk at work. Especially when your job involves working with the general public, which consists of a fascinating variety of different kinds of people. Including gay people. Like Seth. [More]

Gay Couples Lose Big On Tax Breaks Because Their Marriages Aren't Recognized

Gay Couples Lose Big On Tax Breaks Because Their Marriages Aren't Recognized

Gay couples whose marriages aren’t viewed as legitimate by the federal government have to pay heavily due to the indignity. Same-sex couples reportedly pay as much as $6,000 more a year in taxes because they aren’t allowed to file jointly. [More]

Starbucks Responds To Alleged "Attack" On Gay Worker

Starbucks Responds To Alleged "Attack" On Gay Worker

After a woman’s story about a Starbucks worker she allegedly saw getting forced to hand in his keys while being told by a shift supervisor his co-workers didn’t want to hear about him being gay anymore went viral, the coffee giant has pledged to investigate. [More]

Apple Deletes "Gay Cure" App From App Store

Apple Deletes "Gay Cure" App From App Store

Apple pulled a homophobic app from the App Store, but only after tens of thousands of people signed a petition asking it to do so. The app in question was meant to “cure” people of homosexuality. A religious group is responsible for the app, which reportedly used biblical teachings to attempt its goal. [More]

Mall Apologizes To Lesbian Couple For Kicking Them Out For
No Good Reason

Mall Apologizes To Lesbian Couple For Kicking Them Out For No Good Reason

A lesbian couple who were tossed out of a North Carolina mall for being so bold as to kiss and hug in public view met with management to listen to an apology. [More]

Snickers Makes Fun Of Effeminate Men By Shooting Them

Snickers Makes Fun Of Effeminate Men By Shooting Them

Using codes of masculinity to sell products to guys is nothing new, but it’s usually about beer, “hard lemonade” or deodorant. It’s also usually funny, and pokes fun at male insecurities while celebrating them. A new Snickers commercial, however, seems to just be about beating the crap out of sissies.

Anti-Gay Landscaper Comes Out Of The Proverbial Closet

Anti-Gay Landscaper Comes Out Of The Proverbial Closet

The story of a Houston landscaping company that refused to work for a local gay couple finally percolated to the AP newswire. There, the AP reporters achieved the heretofore impossible, an actual quote from the Farbers, owners of the Garden Guy company.

Garden Guy Homophobia Applauded By Area Newspaper

The rumble in the jungle over a landscaper refusing to do work for homosexuals has made its way from internet dustup to ithe Houston Chronicle. Columnist Rick Casey does an excellent job of summarizing the event’s details.

Garden Guy Refuses To Work For Gays

UPDATE: Garden Guy Homophobia Applauded By Area Newspaper

UPDATE: Outside Pride Lawncare Hates Faggy CBS

UPDATE: Outside Pride Lawncare Hates Faggy CBS

The backlash backlash has more than begun. To wit, a concept shot of the new Outsidepride.com homepage.

UPDATE: Outside Pride Lawncare Hates Faggy CBS

UPDATE: Outside Pride Lawncare Hates Faggy CBS

Outside Pride Lawncare Hates Faggy CBS

Outside Pride Lawncare Hates Faggy CBS

Outsidepride.com. A URL worthy of a gay pride parading society. But no, don’t mistake them for part of the Rainbow Brigade! OutsidePride.com is a seed and lawn care retailer, and, in fact, they hate those damn homos.