Rally Planned After Same-Sex Couple Allegedly Denied Service

RE: Rally Planned After Same-Sex Couple Allegedly Denied Service
So, what does the couple hope to accomplish here?  Is it right for a business/professional to deny service to any population?  No, of course not!  It is unethical, unprofessional, discriminatory, and bad for business.  Could the business have declined the service in a different way and declined service by stating that they felt they could not deliver a value product? Yes, of course it is done all the time and everyday to ALL of us.  Seems the business could have just had better business etiquette in declining the service.  Again this is done all the time.  This business is providing an artist service rendering of a final product.  It is interpretive and based on the artists beliefs, viewpoints, and even how they felt that day.  I myself do not agree to how all this is came down and would myself feel discriminated against if this happened to me but really? I sure would not even want to force this business to deliver me their product because I’m sure it would not have been a value product anyway.  I of course would share my encounter with this business with everyone I know and encourage them not to do business with them.

Conclusion:  There is ignorance on both sides here.

A same-sex couple demanding service from a business either knowingly or unknowingly that is bias to the LGBT community but more pointed perhaps should have brought their business to a business that either is LGBT owned or proudly stating that they are LGBT friendly. [Ahh note isn’t this a form of discriminatory practice in itself?]

And the business, which is in business to serve an entire market, and if they cannot accomplish this then they shouldn’t be in business.  If a business feels they cannot deliver a product to a customer, for whatever reason, I’m sure the business could have had better professionalism and business etiquette and cited another reason as to why they could not provide a service to a customer.  The customer in turn can use their power of voice to pass on their ranking of the service provided or not provided to them.  We are a free society, after all, and trust me on this the power of the internet, media, and social media can have a strong impact to the success of a business. [Look what is going on here.]

At the end of the day we all make choices as to where we take our business to.  It is understood, expected, and protected that any of us should be able to buy our groceries, get our gas, purchase or rent our home and not be discriminated against for whatever basis or reason but in this scenario it appears that a person, has a fault or character disposition, that would have prevented them from providing a value product to this same-sex couple.  If I was purchasing a pack of gum from this business then, oh hell! you better serve me, but if I’m being provided an artist service from this company and I may risk bias in the production of the final product because of the person’s character flaw, then perhaps I may be smarter and better off to take my business to someone who has an understanding of the same-sex’s couples request and able to produce and capture the loving, caring, sharing moment that this same-sex couple ultimately is hoping to catch in a video to share for a life time. You can’t buy this on a shelf, you have to have an artist that understands and can capture this moment without bias.  It appears this business knew in advance that they would not be able to capture that moment and perhaps could have been more caring and compassionate in sharing their limitations of that delivery to the same-sex couple. Ahh but we don’t live in a perfect world and hence all this to begin with.  🙂
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Rally Planned After Same-Sex Couple Allegedly Denied Service

Posted: Mar 30, 2015 11:54 AM EDT
<em class=”wnDate”>Monday, March 30, 2015 11:54 AM EDT
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Updated: Mar 30, 2015 8:51 PM EDT

http://www.nbc4i.com/story/28648463/rally-planned-after-same-sex-couple-allegedly-denied-service

Artticle:

COLUMBUS, Ohio –
The roadblock Jenn Moffat and Jerra Knicely faced this month when they set out to plan their wedding touched a nerve.
“First of all it’s a wedding to be told that someone won’t do your video work because of your sexuality I mean that hurts,” shared Omar Faruk, who is the founder of
Wenited.org.

So much so that Moffat and Knicely shared the message they say they received from the wedding videography company on social media.
The message stated “Unfortunately at this time I do not offer services for same-sex marriages but thank you for your inquiry. Peace.”
Faruk says it is clear cut discrimination, “In this day and time why is discrimination legal?”
He says he is organizing a peaceful rally at Bexley City Hall in support of the creation of an anti-discrimination ordinance there.
As for the couple other businesses have reached out offering to help them on their big day.
Faruk says they will meet with city leaders Tuesday as they iron out an ordinance to propose.
The Wenited Rally is scheduled to take place at 5:30 outside Bexley City Hall Tuesday night.
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So, what does the couple hope to accomplish here?  Is it right for a business/professional to deny service to any population?  No, of course not!  It is unethical, unprofessional, discriminatory, and bad for business.  Could the business have declined the service in a different way and declined service by stating that they felt they could not deliver a value product? Yes, of course it is done all the time and everyday to ALL of us.  Seems the business could have just had better business etiquette in declining the service.  Again this is done all the time.  This business is providing an artist service rendering of a final product.  It is interpretive and based on the artists beliefs, viewpoints, and even how they felt that day.  I myself do not agree to how all this is came down and would myself feel discriminated against if this happened to me but really? I sure would not even want to force this business to deliver me their product because I’m sure it would not have been a value product anyway.  I of course would share my encounter with this business with everyone I know and encourage them not to do business with them.

Conclusion:  There is ignorance on both sides here.

A same-sex couple demanding service from a business either knowingly or unknowingly that is bias to the LGBT community but more pointed perhaps should have brought their business to a business that either is LGBT owned or proudly stating that they are LGBT friendly. [Ahh note isn’t this a form of discriminatory practice in itself?]

And the business, which is in business to serve an entire market, and if they cannot accomplish this then they shouldn’t be in business.  If a business feels they cannot deliver a product to a customer, for whatever reason, I’m sure the business could have had better professionalism and business etiquette and cited another reason as to why they could not provide a service to a customer.  The customer in turn can use their power of voice to pass on their ranking of the service provided or not provided to them.  We are a free society, after all, and trust me on this the power of the internet, media, and social media can have a strong impact to the success of a business. [Look what is going on here.]

At the end of the day we all make choices as to where we take our business to.  It is understood, expected, and protected that any of us should be able to buy our groceries, get our gas, purchase or rent our home and not be discriminated against for whatever basis or reason but in this scenario it appears that a person, has a fault or character disposition, that would have prevented them from providing a value product to this same-sex couple.  If I was purchasing a pack of gum from this business then, oh hell! you better serve me, but if I’m being provided an artist service from this company and I may risk bias in the production of the final product because of the person’s character flaw, then perhaps I may be smarter and better off to take my business to someone who has an understanding of the same-sex’s couples request and able to produce and capture the loving, caring, sharing moment that this same-sex couple ultimately is hoping to catch in a video to share for a life time. You can’t buy this on a shelf, you have to have an artist that understands and can capture this moment without bias.  It appears this business knew in advance that they would not be able to capture that moment and perhaps could have been more caring and compassionate in sharing their limitations of that delivery to the same-sex couple. Ahh but we don’t live in a perfect world and hence all this to begin with.  🙂

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