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:iconpiekto:Piekto posted a status
I'm fucking done. If you support what Trump has done, specifically the issue with transgenders in the army, unwatch me. If you are against trans in general, leave.
If you are homophobic/against the LGBTQ+, unwatch me.
If you think one race is superior than the other, get out.

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FizziiFoxx Featured By Owner Edited Aug 12, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Trump does not think that transgender people don't deserve to be in the army. He thinks that, since the army covers medical costs, which includes sex changes and hormone injections, America can't afford to be spending all our money on that. Of course, I don't agree with discharging transgender people already in the army, but I agree with most of it. Trump isn't against transgender people, he's against putting this country into more debt.
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rhydasai Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sorry to barge in aaaa... but studies have proved that the cost is actually extremely minimal compared to overall.. which makes the situation a little unusual
to add, being in the military and serving for your country is a big deal, so for those who are willing to do that... they should be respected and well medically taken care of(as they did before trump)

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"there is no reason to force service members who are able to fight, train and deploy to leave the military regardless of their gender identity" - sen. john mccain
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FizziiFoxx Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2017  Student Digital Artist
One of the requirements to be in the military is to be "in good health." Considering the high suicide rates and anxiety of trans people, and the fact that multiple counts of well-documented gender identity disorder are required before a sex change operation can even be considered, plus the high-stress environment of the military, that doesn't sound like a very good combination. After a sex change, strenuous work or movement can't be done for 6-8 weeks. A male-to-female surgery average cost is around $140,450 and female-to-male surgery averages around $124,400. That doesn't sound like an extremely minimal charge. Male-to-female surgeries can result in a higher risk of heart failure. This really doesn't sound like someone who is in good mental and physical health. A previously transgender man who later regretted his change, Walt Heyer, writes that "we need psychologically fit, emotionally sound, highly trained troops to protect our nation from its enemies."

If you're wondering where I got that:
dailysignal.com/2017/07/26/why… -Walt Heyer
todaysmilitary.com/joining/ent… -Military Requirements
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Piekto Featured By Owner Edited Aug 14, 2017
I didn't want this to turn into a political war, I wanted to notify the watchers that supported
this act should unwatch me, because I felt as if it was wrong and unjust.
Besides, I am quite sure transgenders, as well as people of all sexes/genders/other,
know what they are signing up for when they decide they want to join the U.S. military. Transgenders that
were formally in the military and now facing hatred from certain individuals (I'm not saying everyone
who supported this ban, please don't assume I am) even though they risked themselves. They are wrongfully being
discredited.
"we need psychologically fit, emotionally sound, highly trained troops to protect our nation from its enemies." 
This is an example. Transgenders can be all of these things. People treat them like they aren't capable of functioning 
properly just because they feel differently. I'm not saying that is what you're implying, but it still can come off
and hurtful and offensive.

I can go on with this, but I really don't want this to escalate any further, and
I'm quite sure I at least got the basic point of my opinion across.
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rhydasai Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
first of all, "Considering the high suicide rates and anxiety of trans people..." <-- this is absolute prejudice which is completely unfair :// its like racism, you can't say someone is something based on their race just as you can't say someone is something based on their gender identity.

"A male-to-female surgery average cost is around $140,450 and female-to-male surgery averages around $124,400. That doesn't sound like an extremely minimal charge." i didn't say it was an extremely minimal cost i said it was an extremely minimal cost compared to overall--please read carefully and try not to put words into others mouths(sorry if this sounds agrressive hhhhh)
i.gyazo.com/6da758982f85b87a49… "...8.4 MILLION dollars,a tiny fraction of the pentagons overall 49.3 BILLION dollar expenditures."

"we need psychologically fit, emotionally sound, highly trained troops to protect our nation from its enemies." transgender people CAN potentially be exactly that just as well as any other human beings.
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humble-abode Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Yeah I'm upset about that too, but he said that it's because that people transitioning cannot get the hormone therapy while in the army but honestly I think that's bullshit
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Piekto Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017
Just sounds like he's pulling another excuse out of his ass.
This whole thing is just-- so overwhelming and frustrating to me.
Ah, and sorry about that little status post vent.
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humble-abode Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Vent whenever you want bro, it's ok

And yeah I understand not getting treatments on the battlefield but military health care should cover for hormone therapy
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grovnded Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
trump good
trans bad
non str8 bad
non whit bad







unwatches promptly
(ok i felt bad jsut for writing that? like i felt gross inside?)
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Piekto Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017
it's horrible that people actually think that way
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grovnded Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeah
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