July 20, 2017

Lyft’s Pride Float Queen Claims Lyft Refused Her Rides

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Queen Dilly Dally representing Lyft at Boston Pride 2016, image Rideshare service Lyft has managed to avoid many of the high-profile public relations disasters of its larger competitor Uber, generally eluding terrible headlines while Uber has experienced a nonstop parade of recent scandals not limited to their CEO being busted chewing out a driver , all manner of regulatory fiascoes with self-driving cars , and of course the alleged toxic culture of sexual harassment thing. But Lyft may have a rift here in San Francisco with the local drag community, as noted Bay Area drag personality Queen Dilly Dally claims that Lyft drivers are discriminating against her by refusing her rides when she’s in full drag. This is ironic, because Queen Dilly Dally has previously been hired by Lyft to ride their company float in full drag for Pride parade festivities.

To be fair, Queen Dilly Dally rode as the “queen” of the Lyft float at last year’s Boston Pride festivities, not SF Pride. Being the queen of a Lyft float is not an official title, but it is a paid gig to represent the company at Pride. And it is unusual if Lyft drivers are declining rides to her […]

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