MTV invites transgender military members to VMAs

MTV is opening its arms to transgender military members and mouth-watering them to Sunday’s Video Music Awards. The company pronounced in a matter that they consider them heroes. 

“MTV has invited transgender members of the U.S. armed forces to the 2017 Video Music Awards and we would be respected if they could attend,” pronounced Chris McCarthy, boss of MTV, in a statement. “Any loyalist who is putting their own life at risk to fight for the leisure and mount for equivalence is a favourite at MTV, and to immature people everywhere.”

The news comes reduction than a month after President Donald Trump announced that transgender people will not be allowed to offer in “any capacity” in the United States military. 

On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Trump administration will send discipline to the Pentagon in the coming days on implementing the ban. The new directives would concede for Defense Secretary James Mattis to consider a service member’s ability to muster in determining either to mislay them from the military or not. The Journal also reports that the discipline approach the Pentagon to repudiate access to transgender individuals and to stop spending on medical diagnosis regimens for those now serving. 

It is not the first time the VMAs have faced controversial issues head-on.

Last year at the VMAs, Beyonce assimilated the mothers of police sharpened victims Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Oscar Grant on the red carpet. Brown, Martin, Garner and Grant are some of the many critical names to catalyze the Black Lives Matters movement.

The 2017 VMAs will take place Aug. 27 at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Katy Perry will host, and other performers embody Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran, Pink, Miley Cyrus, the Weeknd, Lorde, Shawn Mendes, Fifth Harmony. Pink is set to win the prestigious Vanguard Award. 

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