TRANS PEOPLE ARE NOT A BURDEN
"On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump used his favorite policy forum to announce that he was reversing the Obama administration policy of opening military service to transgender individuals. “Our military,” he tweeted, “must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender [sic] in the military would entail.” ... Read more here.
It is baffling that the current President of the United States, the Land of the Free, the home of the brave, thinks (thinking is not the problem since we are not our thoughts, but actually said, out loud and publicly) that humans are a burden. The President specifically spoke of the men and women in the military AS IF FIGHTING FOR YOUR COUNTRY IS A LUXURY. The worst part is that he is not alone, there are people who think just like him. Here is an example:
His words and his actions, our neighbor's words and actions in support of Donald Trump are heartbreaking to say the least. Not knowing how else to express myself deeper, I created a self-portrait as part of my 2017 series in response.
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