Gay Waitress Stiffed by Homophobic Patron to Give Donations to Charity

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Dayna Morales is hoping to turn a negative into a positive.

The waitress, an openly gay ex-marine, was stiffed by patrons at at Gallop Asian Bistro in Bridgewater, New Jersey this month because they said they "disagreed with her gay lifestyle."

They labeled it an "affront to God" in a note left on their receipt.

After the incident went viral because Morales shared it on Facebook, the server was flooded by messages of support and also by donations from around the world.

"People have sent me tips from all over the world just to show support. I have had people from Germany to South Africa, Australia to the U.K., San Diego, everywhere," Morales told CNN.

"It wasn't for the money. I never planned on this. I just wanted to vent. The purpose was to inform people it wasn't OK."

Dayna - who served in the Marines from 2009 to 2011 - says she's received around $2,000 overall. And she plans to do something very helpful with the money.

Gay Lifestyle Receipt

"I plan - being a veteran - to send a portion of it to the Wounded Warrior Fund," she told WNBC.

"It's great to see everybody's support and I'm thankful for it, but it doesn't excuse or change the fact that it actually did happen."

Moreover, the restaurant at which Morales works says it will match every donation.

“We are kind of a big family so they all took it to heart," Morales said of her coworkers' support.

"My manager assured me that if they had seen the check before the family left they would have confronted them."


This sounds a lot like the ex-Marine waitress in NJ - which has turned out to be a FRAUD.


Some people disregard God's commandments about kindness and forgiveness. Some people disregard God's commandments about sexual morality. As you can see there is plenty of common ground here. Just not good ground to be on.


Remember them..turn them away if they come back...or maybe tochesp to tip..either way disgraceful!:


are you kidding me .... im a christian and am ashamed of people who act in this outrageous way. Jesus loved everyone .... hung out with people that the general population at the time would have thought of as "less than" and treated them as equals and His closest confidants. Jesus himself showed no prejudice towards people so when some self- righteous idiot takes it upon themselves to speak for Him and judge someones soul and play God.... I dont think its the hard working vet that God is disappointed in. People are people plain and simple. Everyone deserves to be treated with respect and with love. God loves her. How dare anyone make a judgement call otherwise.


no doubt: GOD IS FOND OF LESBIANS, but hate F*ggots!!

@ abraham

that doesn't make sense you idiot.


Class act. Unlike the so called "Christians" who never showed an ounce of Christianity.