Toronto bar apol­o­gizes for ‘dis­gust­ing’ sign

Cape Breton Post - - CANADA -

TORONTO — A down­town Toronto bar is­sued a pub­lic apol­ogy Mon­day af­ter dis­play­ing a sign that was de­nounced online as pro­mot­ing sex­ual as­sault. Photos be­gan cir­cu­lat­ing on so­cial me­dia on Sun­day of a sign in­side the venue that in­cluded the words “no means yes” and also al­luded to a sex act. Man­age­ment for the bar Lo­cals Only then posted on Face­book that they were “deeply sad­dened, shocked and ap­palled” that an un­su­per­vised staff mem­ber made the sign, which they de­scribed as “dis­gust­ing, deroga­tory and in­sen­si­tive to­wards a se­ri­ous is­sue.”

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