A female politician in Kemah, Texas just assumed that only women can get periods. That's very offensive to women who were born with penises, according to progressive logic.
In Kemah, which is home to about 2,000 full-time residents but also millions of visitors every year, an argument between the mayor and a city councilwoman about "female issues" is the talk of the town.
The argument revolves around a July 2018 city council meeting in which all but two council members were absent. A man hired to give a presentation to council that day billed the city $800.
Mayor Carl Joiner said he suspected two council members lied about why they missed the meeting, so he asked them. Matt Wiggins, the mayor said, reported that he was at a work meeting.
Councilwoman Teresa Vasquez-Evans said she was "sick that week," according to emails given to KPRC. At the most recent Kemah City Council meeting, Joiner admitted he conducted an open records request through a personal attorney for Evans personal attendance records at her day job because he didn't believe her excuse.
There is no state or city ordinance that requires Kemah City Council members to explain their absences. Everyone on the council is an unpaid volunteer.
This poses a great question: should women be allowed to miss work for menstruation purposes? I honestly don't know the answer to that question and I'm not sure I want to know.