Someone got fired for their homophobic attitude and it’s really split the internet

When Canadian tweeter @kendrickmaslany shared an account of an unashamedly homophobic work colleague being dismissed, she can’t have known the reaction it would get.

The post has been shared more than 65,000 times after just three days and has had nearly 3000 replies, with both severe criticism and heartfelt support well represented.

Some of the critical replies include:

But others felt the dismissal was totally justified.

And there were important comparisons to be made.

Canadian law includes the right to free speech with “reasonable limits” but what’s reasonable? We’ll let @kendrickmaslany have the last word.