The owner of an Oklahoma restaurant who declared last week that he won’t serve “freaks,” “f*ggots,” the disabled, or people on welfare now finds himself the victim of an online campaign to brand his establishment the “Best Gay Club” in Oklahoma City.
Gary James of Gary’s Chicaros restaurant told KFOR last week that “I really don’t want gays around. Any man that would compromise his own body would compromise anything.”
The “gays” have responded on Yelp and Facebook by declaring James’s establishment the “[b]est place for hot man sex!”
Another reviewer notes that “Gary does’t serve tube steak. He asks for yours when you walk in the door. But don’t ask to use his backdoor, he saves that for minorities.”
The restaurant’s official t-shirt proudly threatens violence against minorities.
It is not known whether any of the “Yelpers” who claim the establishment is “the best gay and/or BDSM club in or around Oklahoma” have actually dined in the restaurant.
Raw Story attempted to contact Gary James to discern whether there had been an uptake in tickets and tables since this story broke last week, but despite calling during listed business hours, the call went to a voicemail system that indicated that the restaurant could not save any more messages.
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