COLUMBUS, Ohio — A United States Postal Service employee in Columbus is accused of calling two gay men a homophobic slur.
Michael Coward and his fiance Michael Vaughn were headed to a dinner party, Tuesday night, when Coward went over and grabbed his mail from his mailbox. The USPS driver was delivering mail at the time. When Coward grabbed his mail, he says the worker reacted negatively. He says she was annoyed that he didn’t wait until she was finished.
“I started arguing with her and she called me a [expletive],” he said.
He says the worker called him a homophobic slur. That’s when the argument escalated.
“And then she just kept going on and on and on about me and my fiance being white [expletive],” Coward said.