The gay bar Mainestreet, in Ogunquit, Maine, have been told by town officials to have bartenders put their shirts back on — because it’s a public health hazard.
A code enforcement officer told bar owner Norm Paquin he also needed to shield the display of liquor bottles from the street; Paquin has already taken care of that request. The controversy stems from resident Harriet Yaffe — who says she “love[s] the gay men” — who doesn’t want her neighborhood to turn into a “tacky town.” If it continues, claims Yaffe, “it’s going to become another P-town.”
Uh, lady? You freakin’ wish. Do you know how much the gay bars pay out in taxes?
And for the record, shirtless bartenders are not a health hazard. This: