14 Jul '11, 8pm

Driver Demands Gay Couple Sit at the Back of the Bus | Care2 Causes

Driver Demands Gay Couple Sit at the Back of the Bus | Care2 Causes

Musician Ari Gold (pictured above) this week alleged that he and his boyfriend were told by a Short Line bus driver to sit at the back of the bus because they were holding hands, behavior that prompted the bus driver to halt the journey and call the police over their so-called offensive behavior. The incident is reported to have occurred this past Sunday while Gold was on a journey to Catskills to visit his parents. The story first came to light when Gold took to his own Facebook page to write about the still developing situation. He wrote : ”The driver on the shortline bus just called the NY state trooper +pulled over cuz I was holding hands w/ a man in the front seet. [--July 10 at 9:16pm]” Gold later explained what happened to Michael Mutso over at the Village Voice : “The driver told us if we wanted to continue sitting together, we had to sit in the back.” [Gold refuse...

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