Trans employee fired; told conservative activist she wasn’t welcome at Nebraska coffee shop

Trans employee fired; told conservative activist she wasn’t welcome at Nebraska coffee shop
Transgender flag. (Image via St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

[Ed. – Alt headline: “Employee used obscenities in berating customer. Employee fired.” The kicker: the employee expected to be rebuked but not fired.  Note the misleading, biased language in NBC’s description of the proposed LGBTQ “rights ordinance,” which would not offer protection that everyone doesn’t already have, but establish special privileges that no one else has.]

A transgender woman was fired from her job at a Nebraska coffee shop after telling a conservative activist that she wasn’t welcome at the establishment.

Natalie Weiss said she was working at Cultiva Espresso & Crepes in Lincoln on Wednesday when she spotted a familiar woman eating a crepe: Marilyn Synek.

Synek is a communications specialist at the Nebraska Family Alliance, a “pro-life and pro-family” lobbying organization that has campaigned against state legislation that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, including an LGBTQ rights ordinance in Lincoln, the state’s capital. …

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Weiss said she called Synek’s name and said to her: “I thought I recognized you. … You should get the f— out and never come back.”

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