Two former employees of Outpost Pines have alleged sexual harassment against it's manager Mario Priola. In an interview with the New York Post, Rapuano-Novella one of the complainants states that Priola was "relentless" in his sexual overtures, which eventually drove him to quit his job.
Even before he started his job, Rapuano-Novella received inappropriate text and was asked to send explicit photo. In the suit it is alleged that Priola would asked him to sleep over and "grope his penis". It appears that when brought to the attention of HR, they response was that "there was nothing they could do".
My opinion regarding this matter is simple. No one should have to endure any form of sexual harassment. There is no excuse for this behavior. Some of the comments on Queerly were quite interesting.
What are your thoughts?
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It appears for many bisexuals in the LGBT community they feel left out or excluded. Samantha Allen of the Daily Beast wrote an insightful article about being bisexual in the LGBT community. You don't think that this would be a serious issue, however, it appears to be more common than we think. There are those in the community that show their disdain for anything different, outside of the norm.
The article "Are bisexuals shut out of the Club?" It another look at how certain people who are a part of the community are looked down upon, or just not accepted.
Have you experienced being shut out by others in the LGBT community? Tell us your story!