Cheers to YMCA for supporting employee | Letter to the editor

Posted 9/3/22

So let me get this straight: An employee of the YMCA was accosted by a customer because that employee was transgender? That’s the sole infraction in the mind of the customer? 

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Cheers to YMCA for supporting employee | Letter to the editor

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So let me get this straight: An employee of the YMCA was accosted by a customer because that employee was transgender? That’s the sole infraction in the mind of the customer? 

The employee was (I take it) in proper employee attire, doing their job as instructed via the employees job description, or SOP, following the YMCA’s procedures as pertaining to the requirements handed down by the YMCA and was absolutely a threat to nobody! Julie Jaman took it upon herself to trample on an innocent person’s civil rights! Had the audacity to inquire as to the employee’s anatomically correct body parts in a shameful manner! Her histrionic behaviors garnered national attention and she’s crying foul! 

The YMCA was following the letter of the law and Julie Jaman felt it was in her right to initiate the regretful interaction? 

Three cheers for the YMCA for going to bat for their employee! 

Discrimination is ugly and it must be a heavy burden for those who feel the need to carry through with that kind of ugly.

Val Castro-Goularte
CHIMACUM

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  • Justin Hale

    So the "rights" of a guy who claims to be a girl supersedes the rights of biological girls to shower without men present? Doesn't the pool staff have real women to monitor the women's shower/restroom?

    Saturday, September 3, 2022 Report this

  • Thomas Camfield

    Val is right. Discrimination is ugly.

    Saturday, September 3, 2022 Report this

  • CodexSeraphinianus

    Anatomically correct?!? When researchers dig up our bones in 200 years I wonder what *** or gender they will identify us as. Looking at history for the past couple thousand years, it’s been two! I’d truly appreciate if anyone can educate how that will work!

    Sunday, September 4, 2022 Report this

  • Justin Hale

    So according to Tom C. expecting biological men to stay out of the women's shower room is somehow discrimination.

    Discrimination definition; 1. to recognize a distinction; differentiate..... There are those among us who seem to be incapable of differentiating between a man and a woman. Here's a clue, if it's got a pns and testicles it's a male.

    Sunday, September 4, 2022 Report this

  • Thomas Camfield

    Throughout the gay community, the inside obviously doesn't always match

    the outside.

    Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Report this

  • Justin Hale

    "Throughout the gay community, the inside obviously doesn't always match

    the outside." .....I'm aware of that, I have homosxual friends, I give them all due respect, but they don't get a free pass to go into the women's restrooms.

    There is no middle ground on this issue, either women deserve the right to privacy in their shower rooms or they don't. Biological males are not allowed in the women's shower rooms, do you think just because they are sxually confused and identify as a woman they should be?..... BS! And you still haven't answered the question, are you ok with your wife or daughters being exposed to men in the women's shower room?

    Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Report this