Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Gay group claims discrimination at campground

365gay.com reports:
(Jackson County, Missouri) An LGBT group said Tuesday it is considering legal action alleging that its members were kicked out of a campground because they are gay. Pride Revolutions had rented about a dozen campsites at Longview Lake campground last weekend, but members say they were harassed by other campers almost as soon as they began arriving Friday night. On Saturday, the group alleges, Jackson County park rangers told them to leave. "We're human beings like everyone else, and we just wanted to get together with our friends and have a nice weekend," an unidentified member of Pride Revolutions told television station KCTV. "We weren't trying to cause any trouble." READ MORE