Vermont Woman Fired By Salvation Army...

Vermont Woman Fired By Salvation Army For Being Bisexual

There are 34 comments on the lezgetreal.com story from Aug 10, 2012, titled Vermont Woman Fired By Salvation Army For Being Bisexual. In it, lezgetreal.com reports that:

A twenty-six year old motherA Danielle Morantez of Winooski, Vermont was a social worker helping those in need find affordable housing and help with keeping their electricity going.

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“Shoot for the stars”

Since: Dec 10

Planet Earth

#25 Aug 11, 2012
Should read: and Not use a bible as a cloak to hate.

Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#26 Aug 11, 2012
Real smart. Charities have enough trouble getting workers in the first place. Even if their religion tells them not to approve of homosexuality it also tells them not to judge people.

Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#27 Aug 11, 2012
Neil wrote:
How can a Christian organization function with a representative who chooses to live in open rebellion against God's Laws?
The Catholics have been doing it for 1900 years.
Mormon Dead Jew Baptisms

Philadelphia, PA

#28 Aug 11, 2012
david traversa wrote:
<quoted text>Your posts get more and more hysterical.. You start like a yet reasonably sane homophobe and descend to your true level quite rapidly.. One can sense hate dictated all of them, NOT concern for your fellow-creatures.. The usual, tiresome tripe..
Too much Chick-fil-A essentially amounts to unmonitored hormone treatments....

That's my theory.

Also, losing will make them ever more depraved. Look for overt, group attacks on glbt pride events, like in Moscow or something.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#29 Aug 11, 2012
Teaching Teachers wrote:
<quoted text>OK, so you hate and fear heterosexual/normal people, especially of the opposite sex.
Your choice.
That's OK, and maybe there's medicine for you for that.
It doesn't follow that 99% of society should change all marriage and family laws to placate a highly politicized and hateful intolerant fringe political group like people who claim to be queer.
They can't even prove that they're actually queer, they just demand welfare and benefits for declaring it.
Ridiculous.
Like it or not, we ARE changing the definition of marriage and family law.

Just knowing how much you bigots hate it makes every victory that much sweeter.
concerned

Williston, VT

#30 Aug 14, 2012
Earth Child 1 wrote:
<quoted text>My question is why, knowing that the Salvation Army is an anti-Gay, Lesbian, Transgender and Bisexual hate organization, did she join in the first place? There are many other wonderful organizations that are not discriminating against Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transgender and use the bible as a cloak to hate.
She did not "join" the Salvation Army. She took a non-pastoral job as a social worker, hooking people up with the aid they needed. If you Google her name, you'll find her whole story. She felt a connection to them because they'd helped her years ago. You don't need to be a "card carrying christian" to want to help people, as an occupation.
The point here is, she got good reviews, her supervisors liked her, and there were no issues until she came out. She felt a need to be honest with her supervisor (ooh, how horrible of her). Bottom line-in Vt, you CANNOT fire someone because of their sexual orientation. Unfortunately, with At-Will employment, many bosses can get away with employment "murder". I wish you luck, Dani. Feel free to get in touch. I'm closer than u know
Marcia

Marlborough, MA

#31 Aug 30, 2012
concerned wrote:
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She did not "join" the Salvation Army. She took a non-pastoral job as a social worker, hooking people up with the aid they needed. If you Google her name, you'll find her whole story. She felt a connection to them because they'd helped her years ago. You don't need to be a "card carrying christian" to want to help people, as an occupation.
The point here is, she got good reviews, her supervisors liked her, and there were no issues until she came out. She felt a need to be honest with her supervisor (ooh, how horrible of her). Bottom line-in Vt, you CANNOT fire someone because of their sexual orientation. Unfortunately, with At-Will employment, many bosses can get away with employment "murder". I wish you luck, Dani. Feel free to get in touch. I'm closer than u know
If you read the whole story, you would realize that she was not fired for being a bisexual, but for not agreeing with the Salvation Army's moral principles. She is open about the fact that she is in an open marriage. That has nothing to do with sexual orientation. The Salvation Army believes in marital fidelity. She and her husband have given each other permission to commit adultery. Some of her clients are also worshipers at The Salvation Army. It would be very confusing for them to hear one message preached from the pulpit and another espoused by the social worker. She says she doesn't tell her clients about her private life, but she says she is glad that she doesn't have to hide it from the world any more, so they are likely to know about it. In fact, she identifies herself as an activist, so she is really announcing it to the world. The Salvation Army can't speak with two voices. They would not be fulfilling their primary purpose, which is to be a church.

Since: Jun 11

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#37 Oct 27, 2012
Elizabeth Johnson wrote:
How could or would they know unless she tod them?
She DID tell them. Did you read it?

Since: Jun 11

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#38 Oct 27, 2012
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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Why should she have to hide her sexual orientation? Do you expect all heterosexuals to hide their sexual orientation too? No one is allowed to mention their spouse? No spousal healthcare benefits, etc??
I don't quite understand WHY she even said anything to them! She's married. What her and her husband do in their personal lives is no ones business. She was there to a job, that's it. Keep work at work and home at home!

Since: Jun 11

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#39 Oct 27, 2012
JohnInToronto wrote:
Real smart. Charities have enough trouble getting workers in the first place. Even if their religion tells them not to approve of homosexuality it also tells them not to judge people.
Exactly! Thou shall NOT JUDGE!! Yet they ALL do!

Since: Jun 11

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#40 Oct 27, 2012
Neil wrote:
How can a Christian organization function with a representative who chooses to live in open rebellion against God's Laws?
How can they "function"? Seriously? She was there to do a job. That's it! They did not need to know what she and her husband did in their personal lives.

I'm thinking she told the on purpose to make a discrimination case and drama in her life and 15minutes of fame!

Since: Jun 11

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#41 Oct 27, 2012
Teaching Teachers wrote:
<quoted text>You raise an important point which is really key to understanding why we keep seeing these ridiculous outrages perpetrated by homosexuals/liberals/grifters against every institution of American society, right on down to private entities like the Salvation Army or a fast food restaurant selling chicken (except on Sundays).
Many homosexuals wear their lifestyle preference on their sleeves, stooped over a little from the weight of the big chips on their shoulders. Such homosexuals can be seen running naked through the streets and masturbating or having sex in public like mere animals, devoid of all human dignity of their own free will.
Such homosexuals are more likely to stick with their own kind or with rich sympathizers who can afford to indulge and subsidize their lifestyle choices.
The grifter type homosexual/liberal never honestly intends to do an honest day's work for honest pay in the first place, with a prospective employer.
They intend and pre-meditate schemes to extort money from the naive with deep pockets.
They are smart enough to pretend to be normal and rational, enough to secure a foot in the door.
Once done, the homosexual announces it's filing a lawsuit by announcing it's 'coming out'.
It's no more complicated than that.
Homosexuals, or any grifter pretending to be one for that matter that knows policy and law, can threaten a lawsuit and collect a settlement based on the word/opinion of the homosexual-grifter.
This is also why so many homosexuals are staging fake "hate-crimes".
Predictably, there's always an immediate gushing forth of media sympathy, and there's always the obligatory mention of a website set up for donations for the "victim".
"Hate crimes" are self-perpetrated for fun-and-profit, with no downside. Even if discovered to be fake, there are no legal consequences for having tried to run another scam.
Thanks again for asking your question because answers can't ever be arrived at or even thought of if smart people didn't wonder why things are the way they are.
And you are bigotted and clueless.

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#42 Oct 27, 2012
WeTheSheeple wrote:
<quoted text>
Like it or not, we ARE changing the definition of marriage and family law.
Just knowing how much you bigots hate it makes every victory that much sweeter.
HAHAHA I love your second sentence!! It's so true! ;)

Since: Jun 11

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#43 Oct 27, 2012
Marcia wrote:
<quoted text>
If you read the whole story, you would realize that she was not fired for being a bisexual, but for not agreeing with the Salvation Army's moral principles. She is open about the fact that she is in an open marriage. That has nothing to do with sexual orientation. The Salvation Army believes in marital fidelity. She and her husband have given each other permission to commit adultery. Some of her clients are also worshipers at The Salvation Army. It would be very confusing for them to hear one message preached from the pulpit and another espoused by the social worker. She says she doesn't tell her clients about her private life, but she says she is glad that she doesn't have to hide it from the world any more, so they are likely to know about it. In fact, she identifies herself as an activist, so she is really announcing it to the world. The Salvation Army can't speak with two voices. They would not be fulfilling their primary purpose, which is to be a church.
"It would be very confusing for them to hear one message preached from the pulpit and another espoused by the social worker. She says she doesn't tell her clients about her private life, but she says she is glad that she doesn't have to hide it from the world any more, so they are likely to know about it."

Why would it be confusing for them? They are there to get assistance with housing, rent or other utilities such as electricity! She isn't there to preach! Her outside life is hers, no one elses. Just because she is an activist doesn't mean it's about lifestyle choices and if it were it certainly wouldn't be at WORK. I emphasize the word work because to her that's all it is,a job,nothing more nothing less. Who cares if her clients end up knowing about it,it doesn't mean they need to speak to her about it as it is HER LIFESTYLE. As I said, she is there for a job, elping people in need. Something we need more of around here is people who can help and care about others...no matter their choice of lifestyle!

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