Actress says she was kicked off flight for being gay

Sep 29, 2011 Full story: KTRE-TV Lufkin 26

An openly gay actress alleges she was kicked off of a Southwest flight for kissing another woman, while the airline argues her dismissal was due to "profane language." Leisha Hailey, known for her portrayal of Alice Pieszecki on The L Word , boarded Southwest Airlines Flight 2274 on Monday afternoon with her partner, Camila Grey.

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Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#1 Sep 29, 2011
If the display of affection was really extreme, they were probably justified. They have always been a gay-friendly outfit.

I am more concerned with them kicking fat people off of flights.
premadona

Kemp, TX

#2 Sep 29, 2011
Right to refuse service. Keep that kind of behavior at home.

Since: Mar 11

El Paso, TX

#3 Sep 29, 2011
Her dirty mouth, not her kiss got her kicked off.

“Luke laughs at hypocrites!”

Since: Sep 10

Palm Springs, California

#4 Sep 29, 2011
Oh, please. Southwest? If they fired all the gay employees, they would have to shut down tomorrow. I was not there, but I can only imagine the scene she was making. Methinks alcohol may have been involved also.
what

Kemp, TX

#5 Sep 29, 2011
Curteese wrote:
Oh, please. Southwest? If they fired all the gay employees, they would have to shut down tomorrow. I was not there, but I can only imagine the scene she was making. Methinks alcohol may have been involved also.
Oh stfu you moron! Yes there are gay employees at southwest however they dont going around openly kissing each other while they are working. Grow a brain.

“Luke laughs at hypocrites!”

Since: Sep 10

Palm Springs, California

#6 Sep 29, 2011
what wrote:
<quoted text>Oh stfu you moron! Yes there are gay employees at southwest however they dont going around openly kissing each other while they are working. Grow a brain.
Tool, I was NOT defending the women's rampage. Good LORD what does it take to SATISFY you dolts? I was NOT defending them and you still come at me, guns blazing. I love how your cranky agenda makes you immune to even seeing anything but your own hate.

Since: Oct 10

San Francisco

#7 Sep 29, 2011
what wrote:
<quoted text>Oh stfu you moron! Yes there are gay employees at southwest however they dont going around openly kissing each other while they are working. Grow a brain.
Perhaps, dear dimwit, you should learn how to read.

Since: Jul 11

Los Angeles, CA

#8 Sep 29, 2011
I believe everyone has the right (not privilege) to kiss and show affection to their spouse/partner/mate. I do, however, believe that everyone needs to keep it to a reasonable level when in public. A "hot and bothered" kiss is unacceptable in public, in my opinion, regardless of the sex of the two people. However, in contrast, an affirmative kiss of affection is perfectly fine for any couple.

From what I understand, there were some people who felt that the kiss was "too much". If the ladies were doing a "hot and bothered" kiss, I'd be bothered, too - just not in a good way. If the person just did not want to see it, then they should have just looked away and realized many people may not want to see them kissing someone in public, either. I don't know the full circumstances, so I can't comment with any certainty.

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#9 Sep 29, 2011
therealgrtwyt wrote:
Her dirty mouth, not her kiss got her kicked off.
Gee are you and I the only ones that read the article. People just jump in and do know the whole story. Guess her mommie didn't use enough or any soap on her mouth when she was a young in. That is the reason she got the boot of the plane.
Anonymous

El Paso, TX

#10 Sep 29, 2011
You know the problem is not whether she was a lesbian but the fact they were making a public display of affection. It is annoying to see anyone male or female making out in public. When a guy drapes himself over his girl friend like he owns her or puts his hands all over her backside or into her pocket it becomes disgusting almost to nauseatingly upset. The same with same sex couples. Public displays should be very limited and not on a crowded bus, airplane or boat. A small peak on the cheek is one thing but swapping spit is another. Her untamed mouth is another thing. She needs to learn how to take criticism and channel her anger.

Every air line is a family airline. Maybe each and every airline should publish rules about personal code of behavior when a ticket is purchased as part of the contract with the buyer
wtf

Kemp, TX

#11 Sep 29, 2011
GoldenGator wrote:
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Perhaps, dear dimwit, you should learn how to read.
Perhaps you should blow a penis.

Since: Mar 11

El Paso, TX

#13 Sep 29, 2011
Kendra from Keller wrote:
I'm a Hot straight8 chic so I can get a man and don't have to resort to seeking out a same sex partner to satisfy my sexual urges, but I say stop with the bashing of the airplane lesbo, she can't help it if she can't attract a man.
Well Kendra, the way it read's nobody is bashing her for her sexual preference, it's her potty mouth that got her kicked off the plane.
Huge Boobs

El Paso, TX

#15 Sep 29, 2011
Maybe that ugly "actress" needs some plastic surgery so she can finally find a nice man to love. She's a lesbo because she's not very pretty and no man likes fat chicks.

Since: Jul 11

Los Angeles, CA

#16 Sep 29, 2011
Kendra from Keller wrote:
I'm a Hot straight8 chic so I can get a man and don't have to resort to seeking out a same sex partner to satisfy my sexual urges, but I say stop with the bashing of the airplane lesbo, she can't help it if she can't attract a man.
It's not that she could not get a man - she simply feels that women are better for her than any man could be. It's the EXACT same reason why you don't try to get women. I'm sure you'd agree that you feel that men are better for you than any woman could be.
Huge Boobs

El Paso, TX

#17 Sep 29, 2011
IrishmanLA wrote:
<quoted text>It's not that she could not get a man - she simply feels that women are better for her than any man could be. It's the EXACT same reason why you don't try to get women. I'm sure you'd agree that you feel that men are better for you than any woman could be.
Are you too ugly to attract a woman? Maybe you need plastic surgery to find a nice woman.

Since: Jul 11

Los Angeles, CA

#18 Sep 29, 2011
Huge Boobs wrote:
Maybe that ugly "actress" needs some plastic surgery so she can finally find a nice man to love. She's a lesbo because she's not very pretty and no man likes fat chicks.
How sad of you to possess such a small mind. I know MANY straight men who like women "with girth". They all have their own reasons for it, but there are MANY straight men who like "fat chicks". Obviously, you aren't willing to look beyond the body to find the soul, so you probably find yourself involved with lots of too-skinny, textbook-pretty, vapid girls who can barely answer the phone without someone's help.
Huge Boobs

El Paso, TX

#19 Sep 29, 2011
Let's stop trashing the ugly lesbo. She can't help that she got hit with the ugly stick. Have a heart :)
Huge Boobs

El Paso, TX

#20 Sep 29, 2011
IrishmanLA wrote:
<quoted text>How sad of you to possess such a small mind. I know MANY straight men who like women "with girth". They all have their own reasons for it, but there are MANY straight men who like "fat chicks". Obviously, you aren't willing to look beyond the body to find the soul, so you probably find yourself involved with lots of too-skinny, textbook-pretty, vapid girls who can barely answer the phone without someone's help.
How right you are! Not every man can have a hot straight girl like me. Fat chicks do serve a purpose after all. They keep ugly men company :)
Kiss

El Paso, TX

#21 Sep 29, 2011
I wasnt there either, but common sense would dictate that it was more than a quick kiss and probably repeatedly. Otherwise no one would have noticed.

I would have kicked her off the plane just for the dirty mouth.
PoBoy

El Paso, TX

#22 Sep 29, 2011
How typical. A celesbian trying to portray herself as a victim of some sort of discrimination, instead of being accountable for her behavior.

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