Idaho GOP Leader Fighting Anti-Discrimination Laws Because He Doesn't Want Men To Go To Work In Tutus
Gay men will never be able to wear tutus if they're working in the office of Cornel Rassor, chairman of the Idaho GOP's resolutions committee. Rassor and other old-timey republicans in the state are outraged that six Idaho cities have banned workplace discrimination against an American minority group. So they're looking to invalidate the progress.
According to the Spokesman Review:
Six Idaho cities have passed such non-discrimination ordinances in the past year and a half, and a seventh, Idaho Falls, is looking into one now; the Idaho GOP wants them halted.
The party central committee’s resolution isn’t binding on the Legislature, which is 81 percent Republican. “It’s a way for the people to make their expressions known to the Legislature,” said Idaho Republican Chairman Barry Peterson. “We let ‘em know that this is the way that the majority of the party feels.”
Why are they doing this?
To keep men from working in tutus, of course.
“I’d hire a gay guy if I thought he was a good worker," said Rassor. "But if he comes into work in a tutu … he’s not producing what I want in my office.”
"If a guy has a particular predilection and keeps it to himself, that’s fine,” he adds. “But if he wants to use my business as a platform for his lifestyle, why should I have to subsidize that? And that’s what these anti-discrimination laws do.”