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let's be honest, most men aren't eyecandy and for secretary and receptionists jobs that is a job requirement. It is, don't deny it.
I'll take that as a compliment, since I worked at those jobs after transitioning
Maybe it is different for me, because I've always had empathy for others, so my attitudes, pre-transition, were probably different from a guys
Charles de Gaulle probably said it best - "Men and women are different. Vive la difference!"
I don't believe in quotas, nor in trying to make everyone the same cookie-cutter dough-person. I just don't think gender should be the basis for discriminating against someone for any particular job. This doesn't mean we should have equal numbers of each sex in each job, just equality of access. And I think all these programs that give preference to girls over boys in computer classes just reinforces the wrong message, both to the kids and to society as a whole. The SJWs, unfortunately, have more interest in the screaming and public limelight and (dare I say it) pissing contests than in working to change attitudes - their actions just force people to harden their positions and become less flexible.
Life - it's complicated
Mike Pence was asked many times by ABC if it would allow discrimination based on sexual orientation, and all he gave were non-answers.. Also, it's a lie to call his bill "the same as other states", when other states have laws preventing discrimination against LGBT. Indiana has no such protective laws, and Pence is opposed to them.
Even Fox News has debunked his claims that his law "is the same as the other laws."
The only way that can happen is to completely tamp out any social mores that say that being gay is wrong.
The belief that being gay is wrong is just a social belief. No scientific proof. There are hundreds of species that do the same-sex thing. Heck, when a dog is horny, he'll hump anything of any sex or species that he can get his paws around. If you choose to be offended by what most people feel is normal behavior, you might have a problem. Part of that is probably from the realization that you're no longer in the majority.
It is ironic that the CA situation means a baker would have to create a cake that endorses a KKK wedding and the IN law would allow the baker to decline and people think IN is the problem.
People keep throwing cakes about the KKK - proof that it's actually been a problem of you're full of it.
A free market solution never worked in the Jim Crow south and it wont work now.
Uhm you realize that the buses wanted to allow blacks because they wanted their business right? The Jim Crow shit was a product of THE GOVERNMENT that you worship so dearly. If it had been up to the buses, blacks and whites would have been equal.
You do know that the constitution is not the only law in the land, right?
You, born as a man, want to pretend to be a girl
So much ignorance, so little time
If you think something is immoral, then your neighbor shouldn't have a right to force you to do it.
Nobody is saying that the people who are against gays should be forced to become gays, same as nobody is forcing the anti-abortion side to get abortions. You have no more right to discriminate based on your religious beliefs than they do on you. So bake the darn cake and put two guys on top - it won't give you gay cooties. Not doing so is an attempt to impose your religious beliefs on others.
What you are engaging in is black-and-white thinking. It's not just a logical fallacy, it's also an indicator of mental illnesses.
Freedom is inherently impossible in any situation where there are restrictions, no matter how small they may be.
Oh, so my freedom to swing my fist doesn't stop at your face? There is no such thing as absolute freedom.
having started as a secretary and become the chief executive of the largest technology company in the world.”
I wonder how many cocks you have to suck to get that far?
Let's face it the woman didn't get there with her brains.
How about all the male CEOs who have failed, like Ron Wagoneer at GM? You going to make the same assumptions?
Let me guess. You said "While you're down there
You should be able to joke around co-workers, as long as it's not meant to be demeaning or cruel. Just that it gets tiresome if it's just sexist jokes all the time.
Unfortunately, when you don't know someone, you can't tell if it's just the way they are and no harm intended, or not. Also, you might want to think twice about telling the same joke to someone outside your group, or outside of work, to, say, a coworker's wife. This isn't political correctness, just basic politeness. So much that is basic politeness gets the PC label and then the subsequent attempts to apply it to all situations are misguided.