Metro Nashville’s failed transgender response; How Goodlettsville got it right

Metro Nashville has been quietly handling their response to the transgender shaming incident by multiple city employees in October. Along the way, they have shown some signs of progress. However, they also took 28 days to ask the victim’s name, and are considering a city-wide response that does nothing to address the behavior of the employees. Goodlettsville, however, addressed the incident with a passion, and moved forward with the support of their community.

Editorial: Why Chief Anderson’s private apology isn’t enough

Who will step up and take responsibility? Mayor Briley is pretending it never happened, and Police Chief Steve Anderson is privately apologizing to the richest LGBT business owner in the city, instead of the community or the actual victim.

Nashville, we MUST #DoBetter, it’s time.

EAST PROSTITUTION ARREST: $250 Oral Sex from Transgender Female

On Wednesday, MNPD conducted an undercover prostitution operation from backpage and other online services that advertise escort and ‘massage’ services. On Wednesday night, Deontae C Agbalaya arranged to meet and perform oral sex on an undercover officer for $250 and was taken into custody. Deontae Agbalaya, who was booked into the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office as a male, also had an outstanding warrant. for another prostitution citation in May. Agbalaya is originally from Chicago, IL. The female name of Deanna or Dedee is also frequently used online and in escort ads online,…

Frisky Frog’s Nashville: Assumes Gay Customer’s Gender, Causes Bathroom Blunder

In mid-May, a customer reported on social media they were followed into a restroom by an employee at Frisky Frog’s Nashville, located on Demonbreun St, because they had a hat on backwards, and the bartender was unable to confirm the gender identity of the customer. According the customer, the bartender actually followed her into the restroom in an attempt to confirm her gender identity. ALSO: See Frisky Frog’s Nashville – Fake Reviews! Frisky Frog’s Nashville has not responded to repeated requests for comment. The customers, Bridgett Hardville (known by her professional…

Uber Driver James Henneberg is “bothered” by the “transgender thing”; Refuses to be Paired with Gay Couple in Future; Admits to Lying

Uber Driver James Henneberg isn’t having a good week, as we have received multiple tips from other drivers about him. Generally when this happens we assume it’s just someone with a grudge and we have to work harder to verify the source; however in this case we’ve received the same information from multiple sources each time. We are learning more about the character of James Henneberg, in reference to an incident that happened a few days before Christmas. Despite all we’ve learned in the past few days, Henneberg continues to…