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With video: Gay woman says New Orleans Family Dollar cashier refused to serve her

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Family Dollar on Canal Street and Broad Avenue in New Orleans
Google Maps Family Dollar on Canal Street and Broad Avenue in New Orleans

A gay woman said she was refused service at a Family Dollar on Canal Street and Broad Street because of the cashier’s “disdain for gay people,” according to a report.

Melissa Langford, who has frequently visited that Family Dollar store, told WWL-TV that she had to speak up “because I couldn’t take it anymore.”

Langford posted a video of the incident on Facebook. In the post, Langford said that while standing in line to check out, she heard the cashier “loudly voicing her opinion on how much she hates gay people.” The posting contains graphic language.

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