Just back home from a ruined night out (4 June 2011)!
I went into The Eagle (a popular gay bar in Newcastle upon Tyne’s gay quarter), only to be told my female personal assistant couldn’t come in cos its their once-a-month Men Only Night!
I’ve had ongoing problems with the company that owns the bar – their accessible toilet is frequently full of furniture blocking access which means I have to ask them to clear it – just so I can go to the toilet.
But to be chucked out cos I have a female PA is outrageous!! Is it legal to ban women from bars these days? Is it legal to ban women assisting disabled men in bars these days?
I’m stunned. Angry. Tired. Surely this can’t be right?