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Southwest Airlines gave some lip service to L Word star Leisha Hailey recently, escorting her off a flight from Baltimore to St. Louis for kissing her girlfriend on the plane en route to their destination. The actress claims she was discriminated against for being a lesbian.

USA Today reports that other passengers complained to a flight attendant of the smooching. When the plane landed, Southwest crewmembers escorted Leisha off as the discussion around her PDA got “heated.”

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Leisha isn’t taking the offense lightly and has called for her Twitter followers to retaliate against Southwest with a boycott.

In a number of tweets, she wrote: “I have been discriminated against. Since when is showing affection to someone you love illegal? I know plenty of wonderful same sex families I would like to introduce them to. Boycott @SouthwestAir if you are gay. They don’t like us.”

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Southwest’s response was that Leisha was escorted “based solely on behavior and not gender” and that the passengers said her behavior was “excessive.”

Director Kevin Smith has also gotten into a tussle in the past with the airline, claiming that they refused to let him fly because he was too fat.
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