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Kentucky man, transgender wife
sue Amazon for workplace bias

Associated Press, by David Crary

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 8/9/2017 8:17:14 PM

A Kentucky man and his transgender wife sued Amazon on Wednesday, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at the mammoth online retailer´s warehouse in northern Kentucky. A lawyer working with the couple said the case is notable in part because Amazon, one of the nation´s largest corporations, has a record of strongly supporting gay and transgender rights. The lawsuit , filed in U.S. District Court in Covington, Kentucky, alleges that Dane Lane and Allegra Schawe-Lane were targeted with threats, slurs and sexual harassment by numerous colleagues at their shipping facility. Their complaints to

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Someone is starting to notice these ´progressive´ companies have deep pockets. Ka-Ching.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: plex, 8/9/2017 9:04:18 PM     (No. 11347050)

At times I am thankful that I don´t have that many more years to "enjoy" this new world.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: greggojo, 8/9/2017 9:35:55 PM     (No. 11347076)

They quit their jobs at Amazon 2 years ago, and now the pain is so great that they´re suing. There will be thousands of these suits, as progressives transfer money from anyone with deep pockets to anyone in one of their fav sub-groups. Soon, it will be illegal to even talk to your co-workers except about certain approved topics, and then, only in certain approved ways.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: miceal, 8/9/2017 10:22:05 PM     (No. 11347111)

His "transgender wife" is a guy, right?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GO3, 8/9/2017 10:29:22 PM     (No. 11347117)

It used to be the height of embarrassment to pick up a "chick" at the club, take her home, have a good time and then find out she´s a he. Or get caught doing the deed in a car ala Eddie Murphy. Now these losers marry them. Pathetic.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dvc, 8/9/2017 11:44:04 PM     (No. 11347175)

Too creepy to even want to know what in the hell this even means.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ribald1, 8/9/2017 11:56:01 PM     (No. 11347181)

So one guy claims he likes to take his pole upstream in pursuit of brown trout with another guy that wants to be Klinger.
Somehow the people at Amazon know this, rather than he being an obnoxious reprobate that incessantly talks about his sex life in public, so they do something other than give him a substantial raise and adoration.
Just what is wrong with Amazon?
This guy is obviously the kind of employee they can´t afford to lose.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: strike3, 8/10/2017 12:09:53 AM     (No. 11347185)

Corporations may have official policies but corporations are made up of people. You and I might think this situation is silly, sickening, hilarious, sad or wrong but in Obamaworld it is we who are the misfits. I just wish Barry and the arm-toned Mooch would come out of their closet and explain why they campaigned for LGBTQODLX rights for eight years if they are an unaltered heterosexual couple and tell us where the kids came from.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/10/2017 12:57:18 AM     (No. 11347207)

As always, the important info is in the last paragraph.

If she is a transgender woman, that means they are a gay couple, right? He is now a she?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pchristopher, 8/10/2017 1:37:23 AM     (No. 11347217)

Amazon might support your alleged ´rights´; that doesn´t mean the other employees do. I consider Tranny´s to have a mental illness...don´t protect this like it was some new ´norm´.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jlw509, 8/10/2017 12:54:38 PM     (No. 11347622)

It doesn´t really matter what somebody did or did not say to them, or the way they did or did not look at them.

They know Amazon represents a ton of money, and they are there for a payout. Period.

I have sympathy toward people with sex/gender confusion issues. I´ve seen it even in my parish, and nobody is mean because we were raised to see the other person´s struggle and be good-hearted.

But I hope these permanently and professionally offended types --- the profiteers -- stay far, far away from us.

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