28 Jun '11, 7am

Our reader says a friend was denied entry into a nightclub because her dressing was not "feminine" enough

MY FRIENDS and I regularly patronise dblO, a nightclub, on Wednesdays as women get complimentary entry because of Ladies Night. This practice is longstanding among most nightclubs. My friends and I have never had problems getting in. However, on June 15, an extremely rude bouncer denied a friend entry, citing an alleged "dress code" that women must follow in order to obtain free entry. Apparently, my friend was not dressed in a sufficiently "feminine" manner. As this was the first time we had encountered such a refusal, my friends and I protested and asked to speak to the manager. First, such a "dress code" was never publicised nor represented to us. Second, this "non-femininely dressed" friend never had problems getting into dblO in the past. Granted, she does not dress in a "feminine" manner but is most obviously a female. The manager claimed this "dress code" had been t...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Voices/EDC110628-0000275/Ladie...

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