Security guards contracted by the DHS threw a woman out of a Social Security office in Van Nuys for wearing a t-shirt that read "lesbian.com
." He claimed that "The Rules and Regulations Governing Conduct on Federal Property" gave him the right to throw her out for wearing a t-shirt with the word "lesbian" on it.
As she headed for a line to pick up a Social Security card for her son, Gilbert was stopped by a guard who said her T-shirt, naming an educational and resource Web site for gay women, was offensive.
T-shirt gets Van Nuys woman kicked out of federal building
She said the guard, who works for a private company hired by the Department of Homeland Security, demanded that she leave the building or face arrest.
(Image: Hans Gutknecht)
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