A flood of Yelp.com reviews crowning an
Oklahoma restaurant owned by a homophobe the “best gay bar in town”
followed reporting by a local news station.
The reviewers lauded Gary's Chicaros as
“the best gay bar in Enid.”
Owner Gary James told Oklahoma City's
NewsChannel 4 “I think I can spot a freak or a faggot” and “I
really don't want gays around.”
“Any man that would compromise his
own body would compromise anything,” James said of gay men.
restaurateur warns “f*ggots” to keep out.”)
Internet pranksters struck back,
leaving Yelp.com reviews praising Gary's Chicaros and its owner.
“Gary's is one of the best bars
reviewer wrote. “Gary himself sports assless chaps, a choker
chain and some pink nipple tassels daily.”
“[T]his place sends you into hyper
gay space,” a positive reviewer commented.
Another review states that the
establishment plans to host a live viewing of Logo's drag reality
contest RuPaul's Drag Race.
James, also an Enid City Council
candidate, has denied that he's a racist, telling the Enid
News and Eagle: “If a racist is someone who doesn't like
unproductive trash, then it's true.”