A lesbian couple was scolded by a security guard at a May 27 Minnesota Twins game for exchanging a brief kiss at Target Field.
The security guard reportedly told Taylor Campione and Kelsi Culpepper,
"We don't play grab ass here," and that they must "adhere to the 10
Commandments," City Pages reports.
The security guard has since been given a verbal and written reprimand,
but he is still working at the stadium. Kevin Smith, a spokesman for the
Twins, said the incident was "unacceptable."
The guard's identity has not been released, but Smith said the guard has
worked for the Twins for nearly a decade and has an otherwise clear
Campione said the confrontation ruined their evening, and Culpepper said
the couple is filing a complaint with the Minnesota Department of Human
Rights. They would like a zero-tolerance harassment policy to be
instituted at Target Field.
"I think it's pretty pathetic that there isn't one everywhere already," Culpepper told City Pages.