San Diego firefighter says he was 'humiliated' when forced to march in gay pride parade
August 9, 2007
A captain with the San Diego Fire Department (SDFD) says he was forced to march in a homosexual pride parade after making it clear to his supervisors he wanted no part in the event.
Captain John Ghiotto has served 19 years with the SDFD and he, along with three other firemen, has taken legal action after they claim they were forced to march in the parade this past July. He appeared on Fox Network's "The O'Reilly Factor," along with his attorney, Charles LiMandri, where Ghiotto says the three-hour ordeal was offensive and humiliating. the rest