WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) — The metropolis of Warrenton is requiring anti-harassment and discrimination training after a library board member and planning commissioner complained a pair of library employee’s most popular gender pronouns.
In newspaper column in Can also, Kelly Knudsen, the director of the Warrenton Community Library, offered the new library employee the employ of the pronouns, “they” and “them,” The Astorian reported.
Mary Ann Brandon, who served on the library board, sent an email to Christine Bridgens, a planning commissioner, describing the column as “disturbing.”
“I don’t fancy being compelled to read such pronoun drivel. And I’m certain this liberal wokeness is presumably permeating our limited library,” Brandon wrote in the email got by The Astorian by scheme of the converse’s public info law.
“I truly hope our limited library does no longer drop sufferer to perversion indoctrination.” Bridgens wrote in step with Brandon, amongst utterly different feedback.
City Manager Linda Engbretson in response mandated training.
“Without reference to employees’ politics or ideology, the City of Warrenton is no longer in the business of discrimination nor will it tolerate any harassment or discrimination against our employees,” Engbretson said.
Brandon has resigned from the library board. She couldn’t be reached for declare, but instructed the library board chairwoman: ”I resign. You know why.”
In an email to The Astorian, Bridgens said, “I reflect it’s appropriate for metropolis employees/appointees to be reminded of the importance of being respectful to all utterly different employees/volunteers.