Aussie Bar Owner in Row Over “No Poofter Drinks” Sign

A Melbourne establishment called Handsome Steve’s House of Refreshments advertised their offerings with this sign. You can probably guess what happened next.

Handsome Steve sign copy

Interestingly, the sign had been up for seven years. It’s now gone and Handsome Steve has apologized.

Alan Cross

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One thought on “Aussie Bar Owner in Row Over “No Poofter Drinks” Sign

  • October 26, 2015 at 4:08 pm

    What exactly does this have to do with music?


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