“If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all” used to be good enough. Nope. Not anymore. In a new encyclical to Department of Justice employees intended to establish a better workplace environment for LGBT employees, supervisors are instructed, among other things:
DON’T judge or remain silent. Silence will be interpreted as disapproval.
That’s just one of many ridiculous DOs and DON’Ts included in what would be a hilarious document if it weren’t so disturbing. It is sprinkled with apparently real testimony from people of other perversions… I mean persuasions… who have been “persecuted” in the workplace. Consider this guy… er, girl… eh, I don’t know:
As a transgender woman, I want people to understand that I’m real. I want to be recognized as the gender I really am. Yes, there was awkwardness with pronouns at first for folks who knew me before the transition. But it hurts when several years later people still use the wrong pronouns. And just imagine if people were constantly debating YOUR bathroom privileges. Imagine how humiliating that would be.
Read the rest at Political Outcast