On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 11:24:31AM +0100, Leah Rowe wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 17/09/16 10:03, Bernd Paysan wrote:
>> Am 17. September 2016 10:13:17 MESZ, schrieb David Kastrup <d...@gnu.org>:
>>> The mailing lists you are using here are not related to workplace
>>> matters of the FSF and I doubt that you improve your apparent
>>> friend's legal standing as well as her and other LGBT's future job
>>> prospectives if you continue illustrating the consequences an
>>> employer has to face for standard employment decisions in the course
>>> of doing business with persons you consider to be representing.
>>
>> Strongly seconded. I know one trans person which I would hire based
>> on her experience,  should she apply and I actually have the budget.
>> However, the risk of a shitstorm should something happen, would be a
>> reason against such an employment. And since such a shitstorm could
>> just arise from rumors, trust in that trans person alone is not
>> sufficient.
>>
>> So please: if you want the same discrimination free world for LGBT,
>> as I want, don't spill this poison of hate and shitstorm.
>>
>
> What you're both saying is that I shouldn't stand up someone being
> bullied and discriminated against, and that the issues should not be
> raised simply because it could cause trouble.

No. What they are saying is that if what you are saying is indeed true
then the way you are going about this is not the correct way to solve
it.

> This is the exact mentality on the part of the FSF leadership that got
> a trans person fired.
>
> Shame on you.

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