Trans Woman Files Discrimination Comp...

Trans Woman Files Discrimination Complaint Against Dallas Salvation Army

There are 5 comments on the EDGE story from May 6, 2014, titled Trans Woman Files Discrimination Complaint Against Dallas Salvation Army. In it, EDGE reports that:

Transgender woman Jodielynn Wiley has filed a complaint against the Dallas Salvation Army, saying that they threatened to boot her from the housing program because she hadn't yet completed her gender reassignment surgery.

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Brolan

Portland, OR

#1 May 6, 2014
FTA:
She was told about a more permanent, two-year housing program for women, but then denied the option because he had not yet had gender reassignment surgery.

"After I said no I still have a penis, he said ’Well, that’s why we can’t give you a room in with the real women,’" Wiley told the Dallas Voice. "It was putting me in an uncomfortable situation and very rude."

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But I guess him whipping his dick out in front of women wouldn't be rude. Does this crap ever end with these mentally disturbed sickos?
Xstain Mullah Aroma

Philadelphia, PA

#2 May 6, 2014
Brolan wrote:
But I guess him whipping his dick out....
No, that's your dream material.

Residents aren't flashing whatever body parts at one another in the housing unit.

Since: Jul 08

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#3 May 7, 2014
Now for the rest of the story as Paul Stanley would say. This women was staying at the salvation army shelter but they have a time limit on how long one person can stay. It expired and she was asking counselor if there was anywhere else she could stay they said the only other program they have was a women’s shelter. In The women’s shelter there are two people to a room and the bathroom are all european which means there’s one big bathroom at the end of the hall per floor and everyone uses it. They have open showers in european bathrooms. She was asked if she had GRS surgery yet when she responded NO. she was told that wasn’t going to work. So as you can see the Salvation Army had helped her even though she is transgender and her was willing to help her again if she had been post-op. I can fully understand the Salvation Army’s concern and don’t feel as though they discriminated against her at all.
As far as the Dallas Non discrimination Policy goes it doesn’t cover “Free” housing in a charity program it strictly deals with rental housing such as houses, apt and hotel room. Also the Salvation Army is a Christian Org so they could fall back on the Religious exemption that in the non discrimination policy if need be.
I have found in the passed that the Salvation Army has helped many gay ,Lesbian and trans people despite their religious beliefs so I find it very unfair to bash them just because one trans person who doesn’t meet the qualification for a women’s shelter gets deny entry.
Balls Out

Houston, TX

#4 May 7, 2014
"She" had money to get a wiener but no money for a hotel. Nice....

Since: Jul 08

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#5 May 7, 2014
Balls Out wrote:
"She" had money to get a wiener but no money for a hotel. Nice....
She was born with the weenier !

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