Skip to comments.(LGBT BARF ALERT) BBS - Tube (Subway) to change 'hello ladies and gentlemen'...
Posted on 07/13/2017 1:09:44 PM PDT by johnk
The "ladies and gentlemen" greeting on Tube announcements is to be scrapped, Transport for London (TfL) has announced.
London Underground staff have been told to say "hello everyone" in an effort to become more gender-neutral. TfL said the move was to ensure all passengers felt "welcome".
LGBT campaign group Stonewall welcomed the decision, which was supported by London mayor Sadiq Khan at a session of Mayor's Question Time last month.
The revised phrasing will be applied to all new pre-recorded announcements made across the capital's transport network.
Mark Evers, director of customer strategy at TfL, said: "We want everyone to feel welcome on our transport network.
"We have reviewed the language that we use in announcements and elsewhere and will make sure that it is fully inclusive, reflecting the great diversity of London."
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he supported the change to gender neutral language
Mr Khan said he was "keen" TfL speak in a "more neutral way".
He said: "TfL serves a vibrant, diverse and multicultural city, and provision of an inclusive transport service is at the heart of TfL's purpose.
"I am aware however, that some customers may not relate to or feel comfortable with the way that certain station announcements are made." TfL said it had briefed staff on use of the new language "though from time-to-time, well-meaning staff may still use the term 'ladies and gentlemen"."
"If this happens frequently, we will issue reminders to staff," it added.
Stonewall said: "Language is extremely important to the lesbian, gay, bi and trans community, and the way we use it can help ensure all people feel included.
"We welcome gender neutral announcements to be rolled out across TfL as it will ensure that everyone - no matter who they identify as - feels accounted for."
Sorry correction on title... BBS should be BBC.... my bad.
Well one thing if sharia takes over....will not have to deal with this trans gay cr9p. Wonder if they will be surprised when the sharia types start tossing them off of buildings?
“Hello, ladies and gentlemen, those neither or not sure and those in between....” /s
Maybe they ought to go the southern route:
I know! The world has gone mad!
What if they offend my dog, or the AI on my smartphone? I suggest “hello, entities”. That may offend non-entities, but they are just non-entities, after all.
Is politically correct gender neutrality in London a politically correct way to attack the English class system?
I would change it to “Hello morons and snowflakes”.
I don’t get it. I thought transgenders were fine with being referred to as he or she, or at least their reassigned gender. What kind of stupid is this?
Maybe because I am getting older,but sometimes I think I live in a parallel universe and purgatory like Hell. The world has turned into a horrific freak show of the left and Islam and normal people are stuck in the middle.
How are they going to accommodate a one-eyed, mulatto lesbian trans-gendered, native American Kenyan wanna-be Siamese twin with a wooden leg from the knee up?
“Peace and Greetings, All Living Things...”
To cover everyone, they could say the following:
“Ladies, gentlemen, and all deviations”
“...Well one thing if sharia takes over....will not have to deal with this trans gay cr9p...”
Bad news is, they are mostly closet child molester (dare I say even inc@st.)
Plus they love to rape and mutilate their females g@nitals.
Sorry folks, but the truth is sometimes more amazing than fiction.
Good thing is that the truth will make you free !
BBS is more fitting. British BS.
This change is long overdue since they no longer have “Ladies and Gentlemen” riding The Tube.
They now have freaks and savages.