Navy turns to drugs to attract recruits

To: Stephanie Whiteside, Devan Markham


Has been updated:

(new nation) — The U.S. Navy, which is expected to miss its recruiting goals this year, has come under heavy criticism after appointing an active-duty drag queen as a “digital ambassador” in a new effort to attract recruits. I was.

According to the New York Post, the military branch has named Yeoman 2nd class Joshua Kelly the first of five Navy digital ambassadors in a pilot program that ran from October to March.

Kelly, whose stage name is Harpy Daniels and who identifies as non-binary, joined the Navy in 2016 and said her experience as a sailor was “blessed.”

“This experience has given me great strength, courage and ambition to remain an advocate and representative of queer seafaring.” Kelly said in an Instagram post.

However, the move by the navy has met with significant backlash. Bud Light Advertising Partnership With TikTok creator Dylan Mulvaney.

Former Navy SEAL Robert J. O’Neill, who was part of the team that killed Osama bin Laden, said: murmured: “Well, the U.S. Navy now uses drag queens of enlisted sailors as recruiters. I can’t believe you fought for this bullshit.”

These responses occur when trans problems occur. gender affirming care, etc.It is being debated all over the country. According to websites that track such laws, There were 492 anti-trans bills So far, it will be introduced nationwide in 2023, at 422 “Active” is displayed.

Many of its laws specifically target gender-affirming care for minors. Transgender youth face much higher suicide rates than cisgender youth. Research Shows Access to gender-affirming care can reduce suicide risk by 73%.

Discussions on transgender issues are increasingly partisana majority of Republicans say they think the United States has gone too far in accepting transgender people, while a majority of Democrats say society has not gone far enough.

Age is also an important factor, and young adults are more likely to support acceptance of transgender people.

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