Morehouse College fires employee who ...

Morehouse College fires employee who sent anti-gay email from work address

There are 7 comments on the Southern Voice story from Oct 1, 2009, titled Morehouse College fires employee who sent anti-gay email from work address. In it, Southern Voice reports that:

Morehouse College has fired an employee who used a work email address to forward pictures of a gay couple's extravagant wedding and added anti-gay comments to the email chain.

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pissed off

New York, NY

#1 Oct 3, 2009
I read the comment and I, personally, don't think that she said anything offensive towards the couple. The remark made was, "I CAN'T BELIEVE THIS WEDDING. IT'S 2 MEN. THEY DON'T SMILE IN A LOT OF PICTURES, AND THEY LOOK LIKE A FEW BROTHERS I'VE SEEN IN THE STREETS, LOOKING "STRAIGHT". BLACK WOMAN CAN'T GET A BREAK. EITHER OUR MEN WANT ANOTHER MAN, A "WHITE" WOMAN,(OR ANOTHER NATIONALITY)THAT'S LIGHT WITH STRAIGHT HAIR, THEY ARE LOCKED UP IN JAIL OR HAVE A "USED-TO-BE" FATAL DISEASE. I'M BEGINNING TO BELIEVE EVE WAS A BLACK WOMAN AND WE BLACK WOMAN FOR ALL THE WORLD'S SINS THROUGH HER ACTIONS (EATING THE APPLE).
I don't see where she is singling out these 2 men or any gay married couple. She expressed her 1st amendment right; FREEDOM OF SPEECH, and gave an opinion as a Heterosexual Black Woman in America, without "bashing" anyone. C'mon World!!! We have to stop this "senseless" crying about what people say about "GAYS" AND "LESBIANS". It doesn't warrant anyone to loose their job.
lighteredknot

Cairo, GA

#2 Oct 3, 2009
Is this what MLK, a Morehouse man, ment about the truth shall set you free? America is not allowed to speak out against anything they disagree with anymore. If someone expresses it is abnormal for a man to place his penus in the recturm of another man he is fired. Why, because all gays want America to think this is a normal act. Hey, a lot of Americans still think this is not only wrong, abnormal, but the markings of a sick person that can't connect with the opposite sex.

“Proud to be Mahu”

Since: Sep 07

Sacramento, CA

#3 Oct 3, 2009
lighteredknot wrote:
Is this what MLK, a Morehouse man, ment about the truth shall set you free? America is not allowed to speak out against anything they disagree with anymore. If someone expresses it is abnormal for a man to place his penus in the recturm of another man he is fired. Why, because all gays want America to think this is a normal act. Hey, a lot of Americans still think this is not only wrong, abnormal, but the markings of a sick person that can't connect with the opposite sex.
REALLY?! Is that all a relationship is to you: SEX? You perv.! Here's a tip, we don't want America to think about our bedrooms at all! We don't thing about, imagine, get some sort of kick out of fantasizing about, or in any other way shape or form form mental images of, your bedrooms, why are you so intent on peeping into ours?
But back to the main point -- this woman used a work computer for discriminatory speech. That, in itself, is pretty-much bullet proof grounds for termination. Anything you write from an academic desk the school in question has to stand behind, and if it is libelous or discriminatory, or whatever may go against their policies... they have to dismiss the person to disavow the statement.
But then again -- bigots don't come from a place of common sense or reasoning. She should have been culled from the University staff long ago.

“Fight bigotry.”

Since: Feb 07

Toms River, NJ

#4 Oct 3, 2009
More proof of the anti-gay crowd's obsession with anal sex.
lighteredknot wrote:
Is this what MLK, a Morehouse man, ment about the truth shall set you free? America is not allowed to speak out against anything they disagree with anymore. If someone expresses it is abnormal for a man to place his penus in the recturm of another man he is fired. Why, because all gays want America to think this is a normal act. Hey, a lot of Americans still think this is not only wrong, abnormal, but the markings of a sick person that can't connect with the opposite sex.
lighteredknot

Cairo, GA

#6 Oct 3, 2009
Hey frankie,can't stand the truth can you so you must resort to using profane attack words to get symphathy for your chosen lifestyle, ha, ha. BTW, ask all the queers dying from AIDS if this lifestyle is so wonderful and normal.
Robin Hood

Atlanta, GA

#7 Oct 3, 2009
pissed off wrote:
I read the comment and I, personally, don't think that she said anything offensive towards the couple. The remark made was, "I CAN'T BELIEVE THIS WEDDING. IT'S 2 MEN. THEY DON'T SMILE IN A LOT OF PICTURES, AND THEY LOOK LIKE A FEW BROTHERS I'VE SEEN IN THE STREETS, LOOKING "STRAIGHT". BLACK WOMAN CAN'T GET A BREAK. EITHER OUR MEN WANT ANOTHER MAN, A "WHITE" WOMAN,(OR ANOTHER NATIONALITY)THAT'S LIGHT WITH STRAIGHT HAIR, THEY ARE LOCKED UP IN JAIL OR HAVE A "USED-TO-BE" FATAL DISEASE. I'M BEGINNING TO BELIEVE EVE WAS A BLACK WOMAN AND WE BLACK WOMAN FOR ALL THE WORLD'S SINS THROUGH HER ACTIONS (EATING THE APPLE).
I don't see where she is singling out these 2 men or any gay married couple. She expressed her 1st amendment right; FREEDOM OF SPEECH, and gave an opinion as a Heterosexual Black Woman in America, without "bashing" anyone. C'mon World!!! We have to stop this "senseless" crying about what people say about "GAYS" AND "LESBIANS". It doesn't warrant anyone to loose their job.
You totally missed the whole point.

The point is that you don't use the Moorehouse College e-mail System to spread hate and bigotry.

Not even once. Period. Or you're fired.

“Proud to be Mahu”

Since: Sep 07

Sacramento, CA

#8 Oct 3, 2009
lighteredknot wrote:
Hey frankie,can't stand the truth can you so you must resort to using profane attack words to get symphathy for your chosen lifestyle, ha, ha. BTW, ask all the queers dying from AIDS if this lifestyle is so wonderful and normal.
First off Sparky, YOU were the one who described a sex act, not I. and second, it is neither "chosen" nor a "lifestyle." And third... I know you don't read much, but AIDS is a human problem, not simply a gay one. All in all, you aren't scoring a whole lot of points are you?

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