#1 Comic faces human rights hearing in B.C. after lesbian jokes
06-27-2008, 12:58 PM
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- May 2008
David Wylie, Canwest News Service
Published: Wednesday, June 25, 2008
A Canadian stand-up comedian will face a human rights tribunal hearing after a woman complained she and her friends faced a "tirade of homophobic and sexist comments" while attending one of his shows.
In a decision released this week, the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal ruled there is enough evidence to hear the case of Vancouver woman Lorna Pardy against Toronto comedian Guy Earle. Zesty's Restaurant in Vancouver, where the May 22, 2007, show took place, was also named in the complaint. The restaurant has since closed.
More lunacy from up north.
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