This has been a popular image among left-wing netizens for a long time now, and its past time we actually address the problematic implications.
After the Trump administration announced it will be taking a more critical look at the pros and cons of allowing people who identify as transgender or transexual to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces, the American left treated it as at the end of the world — and seemed to suddenly discover an appreciation for military service in the process.
The problem is that many trans people are simply unfit to serve in battle because they have physically made themselves incapable of doing so. Regular hormone treatments, for example, have been shown to increase fatigue and negatively affect an individual’s mental state — hardly someone you would want to march out into a battlefield with a loaded firearm.
This is not to mention that, by allowing such people to serve, the U.S. Defense Department would effectively be mandating taxpayers to pay for such treatments.
There are scores of Americans that intersectional feminists would call “cis-gendered” that would be just as unfit for this type of service. The American military is the most lethally effective fighting force the world has ever seen — it should come as no shock that the standards for joining it are a bit high.
~ Facts Not Memes