Macy's LGBT-Friendly Changing Room Policy Needs A Change
Macy’s has adapted a LGBT-friendly policy that allows transgender customers to use either the men’s or women’s changing rooms that the individual deems most appropriate. Natalie Johnson while employed at Macy’s confronted a man dressed in woman’s clothing, who was clearly identifiable as a man, which was about to go into the women’s changing room and told him that he could not use that room. Instead he would have to use the men’s changing room. The customer took offense to this and informed Natalie Johnson that Macy’s was LGBT-friendly and he could use this room. He also filed a complaint with Johnson’s supervisor. To Johnson's surprise her supervisor took the side of the transgender customer and informed Johnson that Macy's department stores are LGBT-friendly and that those transgender customers have the right to use whatever changing room they deem appropriate. Her supervisor further went on telling her that if she could not consciously agree with this policy and had a problem with this that she would have to leave. At this point Johnson informed her supervisor that she felt that this policy violated her religious beliefs and that she felt she was being unfairly discriminated against. Instead of working out a possible solution to this issue or a transfer of departments Johnson was fired by Macy's department store that day. Johnson is now being represented by Liberty Counsel who is filing a claim of discrimination and wrongful termination against Macy's.
This is not the first time or the last time that we will hear about this type reverse discrimination toward those who hold to traditional family values and Judeo Christian beliefs. These types of hyper rampant LGBT agenda policies are being forced upon people almost daily and in every type of work situation. The LGBT movement tries to hide under the guise that they just want to be treated equality, just as everyone else. While in reality what they really want is their rights and agenda held higher than the rights of everyone else rights. What their agenda really enforces is reverse discrimination, in which if you speak out for your beliefs and rights feeling that they are being violated you are then labeled as a bigot or homophobe. If the LGBT movement was truly for equal rights than they would not want your rights to be offended either. The truth of the matter is that Judeo-Christian beliefs and the LGBT movement cannot coexist. The two groups are on how the opposite spectrum of morality and there can be no compromise if both groups are to stay true to their own beliefs systems. What it basically comes down to, in the simplest terms, is the LGBT movement wants their agenda to be pushed forward above all other groups agendas dominating and controlling all other groups under them.
- So how does Macy's changing room policy affect the everyday consumer?
So what can one do about Macy’s policy?
It is my opinion, that Macy's needs to rethink how they handle their LGBT policies. Macy's has several options here to rectify this problem. If Macy's is truly wanting to be fair to both LGBT and non-LGBT groups then they need to rewrite their policies in such a way that they are not intrusive to those that are not transgender and hold the normative's of society. A very simple fix to this issue would be for Macy's to designate changing rooms that are for transgender only people. It seems to me at least in my opinion that Macy's is not looking to be accommodating to both parties but instead push ahead a LGBT friendly policy.