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This Black trans woman is taking on Hostess, and those Ho-Hos may have messed with the wrong one

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After multiple alleged instances of discrimination and an untimely firing, former Hostess employee Danyell Wallace is ready to let the snack cake company have it.Wallace, a Black trans woman, was fired during Pride month in a move that she believes was unjust.That termination was apparently just the tip of the discrimination iceberg that she and her coworkers faced at the Chicago bakery.“Supervisors insulted me to co-workers,” she tells the Chicago Tribune. “Other times, it took the form of gossip that was indulged by supervisors.”Wallace chose to use a single-stall women’s restroom out of fear for her safety in the more common restroom areas.

Apparently, this move made her the target of “stressful and humiliating” remarks by other employees and supervisors.She also alleged that the management engaged in segregational practices, relegating the Black workers to a second shift and queer workers to a specific second fryer line in that same shift.

She says that this area was singled out for discipline in ways that other areas and shifts were not.Related: Washington woman who screamed obscenities at trans YMCA employee somehow shocked at being bannedWallace initially filed an internal with Hostess, but her termination was upheld by the company.

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