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31 December 2005

  • 31st December 2005

    Flour power victory for “filthy dyke” lesbian

    Miss Gardener told the tribunal: “he called me a filthy dyke I had a pack of flour in my hand and, although I regret it now, I threw it at the back of his head.”

    12:00 AM — A shop worker who threw a bag of flour at a customer who called her a "filthy dyke" has won her case for unfair dismissal.Caroline Gardener, 45 claimed that a man became abusive when he couldn't find any lime cordial. Miss Gardner says he pushed her, called her useless and told her: "Get your sex life sorted out."The tribunal ruled that whilst Miss Gardener was not sacked due to her sexuality, Booker unfairly dismissed her.

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