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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Continental Airlines Allegedly Humilates Gay Couple With Dildo

Posted By on Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 9:30 AM

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A gay couple has accused Continental Airlines employees of making their trip home less than satisfying, using the couple's own private dildo. 

Christopher Bridgeman and Martin Borger filed a lawsuit against United Continental Holdings and Continental Airlines in Harris County Court this week, claiming workers

humiliated them by removing a dildo from their bag and taping it

outside the luggage for everyone in baggage claim to see.

The

men say they arrived in Houston from Costa Rica on May 21, 2011, and retrieved their checked luggage. After going through Customs, the men rechecked

their bags and hopped on their flight bound for Norfolk, Va. Upon landing in Virginia, the men had a big surprise waiting for them at baggage claim.

"Plaintiffs' bags were sent to the baggage

carousel where plaintiffs discovered, to their horror, that a private

sex toy had been removed from one of their bags, covered in a greasy

foul-smelling substance and taped prominently to the top of their bag," the lawsuit states.
 

The men were shocked and disturbed when they came across this sight. What's more, other passengers were snickering like schoolchildren when they saw the dildo strapped onto the cruising luggage.

According to the complaint:

Plaintiffs were experiencing such a high degree of shock and embarrassment that they felt compelled to call two friends to come to the airport to assist them.Fortunately, the friends arrived and were able to assist plaintiffs out of the airport and to their home, but by that time the damage had already been done, and plaintiffs had suffered severe emotional trauma.

Since the baggage handlers could clearly see that the bags belonged to two males (their name tags were on them), the men believe they were targeted for being homosexual. They are seeking punitive damages for intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence, and obviously invasion of privacy.

Hopefully, they'll get a lot of new sex toys out of this.

H/T: Courthouse News

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