So true. A trans women once told me her story and also that of some of her friends. Many got kicked out of the family home when they were in their mid-teens. Ending up alone on the street with no education. Really though.many of whom get a really rough deal on life.
I made my post trying to be as objective as I could be. I considered what the purpose of doing good and success was, is and should be. I used what already exists, as a guide to formulate an opinion on what has just been proposed and passed. Then I considered what people want and expect.Sencillamente yo ,
i get your point of view. And the dilemma of the end consumer
i don”t know you but i can guess, you never led a life or lived in a city/ country or faced a dogma in a social strata where you were extremely discriminated for your color or religion or gender or for your surname.
You can not envisage the trials and tribulations of such a life, for sure.
Its not the ideal solution. But at times, this is the only solution when certain people face extreme discrimination.
You will only and only back off from this point of view, when you or your near/ dear faces the wrath of the society / police/ justice system etc for no fault except a social bias.
I could care less what lifestyle a person selects for them self.The problem is that someone needs to make the first move because the proof shows it just ain't happening by itself.
This is a group of people where 90% are outside of the formal job market and 70-95% are in a situation of extreme vulnerability including needing to rely on prostitution to survive. This is a group of people with an average life expectancy of 36 - and its 2021, not 1991.
Trans people are some of the least understood people there are. The vast majority of employers simply don't want people who "look like that" because they think their customers don't to be served by people who "look like that".
Then perhaps worse of all are those who "innocently" assume people from this group simply lack the skill or talent or are incapable of acquiring it like anyone else. This is called a glass ceiling. Likewise are arguments that make out such a quota is going to affect highly specialised jobs and thus more trouble than it is worth remotely relevant to what is actually happening or the contents of the bill.
The more trans people society starts to see doing "normal" things other than prostitution, the more acceptance they will get from society and the less fear businesses will have in hiring them which will, over time, even the playing field so that quotas are simply not required.
The best thing about this bill is that it is integral and includes components of training and upskilling people to be able to compete in the job market with the exact same capabilities and skills as any other groups. And lets be realistic, there are a multitude of jobs especially in the public sector of Argentina that don't require a PhD or advanced paramedic course and literally anyone is capable of doing. Just think how many different office workers you have to deal with to get an email to print out at home showing your antecedentes penales at an RNR...
It is also worth noting that the quota is only applicable to the public sector (jobs serving the society it consists of and paid for by the society it represents and serves) The private sector on the other-hand simply receive incentives such as tax breaks for doing their part towards inclusion, if business owners or decision makers actually have the balls to go beyond words and actually do so.