Bexley City Council will consider a discrimination ordinance that would include members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The move follows a lesbian couple who spoke out about a local wedding photographer who declined their business due to their their sexual orientation.
Larry Flynt Responds to Clintonville Critics
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Adult industry mogul Larry Flynt is responding to criticism about an adult-themed store now under construction in Clintonville.
It’s drawn plenty of attention: a plan to build an adult-themed store in Clintonville, a quaint, walkable neighborhood full of boutiques and sidewalk cafes. Columbus leaders say it’s only possible because less than half the inventory is adult-themed. Speaking on All Sides with Ann Fisher, Flynt said his stores are legit businesses with an unfair reputation.
“We have around 20 stores open now nationwide, and we have to have proper zoning before we go in. We’re running a serious business,” Flynt says.
Flynt’s rise to national fame started in Ohio in 1968 with his first Hustler Clubs in Columbus and four other Ohio cities. The first issue of Hustler Magazine hit news stands in 1974.