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Celeb-Backed Gay Bar Refused Women, Blatinos, Says Lawsuit

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lawsuit filed in court last month, a former employee of The Q said the popular NYC nightclub regularly discriminated against Black, Latinx, women, and trans folks in an attempt to appeal to “white boys.”In addition to the disturbing charges of racism, misogyny, and transphobia at the club which touted celebrity investors Charlie Carver and Zachary Quinto, the suit brought by Frank “Frankie” Sharp also alleges partner Alan Pikus permitted entrance to underaged patrons and folks selling the GBH date rape drug, and also engaged in acts of sex with customers in front of employees.

Sharp is alleging The Q’s ownership unfairly fired and defrauded him in the lawsuit.“Though The Q’s core brand was inclusiveness, Pikus was vocal in his discriminatory beliefs and was hostile to the club catering to any group other than white young men, telling Sharp repeatedly: “Make sure your Latin nights are the good kind of Latins.

Not Blatinos,” Sharp alleged in the suit filed June 22 with the State Supreme Court of the State and County of New York. “He wanted special measures taken against customers that: “looked like they were from the Bronx.” Sharp made a series of disturbing claims in the court documents.

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