If the military brass needs to cast the surgery kings and queens out to protect transgender military service for the healthy elements of our community, then I’m all for it.
As I was reading an opinion article that theorized about returning to a “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy for transgender troops, I began to wonder if that wouldn’t be such a bad thing. You’re no doubt wondering how someone like me—not only a relatively highly decorated military veteran, but also a staunch advocate for open transgender military service—could have such a blasphemous mindset.
The answer is simple: not all elements of transgenderism are good and healthy. I’m very specifically talking about the nutty elements of transgenderism that insist on cutting off healthy body parts, claiming they’re “confirming their genders” and that this is lifesaving. It’s not. It merely enriches the people doing the cutting