According to the Philadelphia Daily News, a northeastern Pennsylvania woman is suing a South Jersey-based maker of frozen treats and other snack foods, claiming that she was wrongfully fired because she wore a prosthetic male organ to work.
Pauline David, 45, wore the device to the J&J Snack Foods plant in Moosic while she contemplated a gender change, according to a federal civil-rights complaint filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Scranton. She told several co-workers about the device, and someone told management. She was subsequently fired from her job as a packer/line inspector.
Davis filed a complaint in March 2010 with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission office in Philadelphia, claiming gender and gender-identity discrimination. She is seeking back pay, damages for suffering and humiliation, and punitive damages, according to this week’s lawsuit.
Source: Philadelphia Daily News
Many of you asked if we would follow up on last week’s email about the drag show for teenagers in Newburyport. After pushback from parents and concerned citizens, the city assured the public that it would not be a drag show, but