Biden Pentagon Orders Military Chaplains To Bless Putting Male Soldiers In Female Showers And Bedrooms
".....Since January 2021, Defense Department officials have expanded woke transgender mandates in significant ways. A comprehensive policy analysis titled "Biden Pentagon Quietly Expands Woke Transgender Policies in the Military," summarized here, compares Joe Biden and Lloyd Austin directives to the 2016 transgender policies of Barack Obama and Ashton Carter.
As in the Obama years, the Biden/Austin policy fully embraces the idea that individuals can change their "sex assigned at birth to a different gender role." Department of Defense Instruction 1300.28, updated on Dec. 20, 2022, has changed the official vocabulary of this pseudo-science, using the phrase "self-identified gender" instead of "preferred gender" throughout.
The DOD Instruction stipulates that if a person "self-identifies" as a person of the opposite sex, and if the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) changes a person's bureaucratic "gender marker," a man claiming to be a woman must be treated as a woman, and vice versa.
Military commanders, doctors and nurses, chaplains, and military men and women at all levels must endorse and act on this ideological belief or suffer career penalties if they don't. Alleged "biases against transgender individuals," which are prohibited, could include anything from "misgendering" people with the wrong pronouns to expressions of concern about medically questionable hormone treatments or surgeries for adults or military-dependent children......."