So IBM Should Be Fine With Hiring Post-Transition Trans Women, Eh?

From Jezebel:

At a recent lunch with her family, Toronto-based editor and coder Lyndsay Kirkham was essentially seated next to the forces of patriarchy itself wedged into a couple of meat-suits.

According to her live-tweeted account, she had to endure listening to a group of IBM executives chatting about why they do not hire young women (hint: young women are time-wasting baby-making machines whose uteri get them jammed in the wheels of capitalism)

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Perhaps Lyndsay should scour techie-land for resumes…

of a couple of hundred post-transition trans women – and then present the resumes to the execs and then demand that they all be hired, because they clearly fit the “aren’t likely to have kids” employment criterion.

Countdown to HRC, NGLTF and Lambda Legal saying that their de facto ‘trans women need not apply’ policies exist just so they’re not like IBM in 3…2…1….

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