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Couple calling for equality act after tenancy is refused

Mon, 13 May 2013

A local gay couple who were refused a rental property are now calling for an equality act to be introduced on the Isle of Man.

Laura Cull and fiancé Kira had successfully progressed through the application phase for the Ramsey property.

It was only at the final stage they were told it had fallen through after the landlord learnt of their sexual orientation.

The pair have set up an online petition for the introduction for the Equality Act 2010, which legally protects people from discrimination in the workplace and wider society; so far it has over 800 signatures.

Laura told us they hope to make the best out of a bad situation:



  • Laura Cull


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