WTF?!? Air Force Academy promotes fellowship that bans ‘cisgender' men: ‘This program isn’t for you’

Dennis Olson

Chief Curmudgeon
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Air Force Academy promotes fellowship that bans ‘cisgender' men: ‘This program isn’t for you’

The U.S. Air Force Academy is encouraging cadets to apply for a fellowship program exclusively for cadets who identify as "agender, bigender, two-spirit, demigender," etc.

By Jessica Chasmar

Updated Sep. 23, 2022 02:34 AM

EXCLUSIVE: The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado is encouraging cadets to apply for a fellowship program for "gender minorities" that specifies "cisgender" men need not apply.

The academy sent an email on Sept. 14 informing cadets that the 2023 application for the Brooke Owens Fellowship for "undergraduate women and gender minorities interested in aerospace" is due by Oct. 10.

The application on the fellowship’s website says, "If you are a cisgender man, this program isn’t for you."

"If you are a cisgender woman, a transgender woman, non-binary, agender, bigender, two-spirit, demigender, genderfluid, genderqueer, or another form of gender minority, this program is for you," the application states. "If you are a cisgender man, this program isn’t for you... but we encourage you to check out our spinoff programs, the Patti Grace Smith Fellowship and the Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship Program."


AIR FORCE ACADEMY DIVERSITY TRAINING TELLS CADETS TO USE WORDS THAT ‘INCLUDE ALL GENDERS,’ DROP ‘MOM AND DAD’

The USAFA’s email said the Brooke Owens Fellowship is a "nine-week paid internship at a leading aerospace company" and that any undergraduate who is a "woman or gender minority" is welcome to apply.

Another nine-week paid internship mentioned in the email, the Patti Grace Smith Fellowship, is only available for Black cadets pursuing aerospace careers.

Fox News Digital obtained the email from a concerned cadet who requested anonymity in order to avoid retaliatory measures/professional repercussions. The cadet alleged that the USAFA is hyper-focused on diversity and inclusion (D&I) instead of the military threats the country faces.

"It's a little worrying that we have more briefs about D&I than briefs about foreign adversaries, emerging technologies or current events across the world," the cadet said.

Fox News Digital reported Thursday that a D&I training by the USAFA instructs cadets to use words that "include all genders" and to refrain from saying things like "mom" and "dad."

The slide presentation titled, "Diversity & Inclusion: What it is, why we care, & what we can do," provided to Fox News Digital by Rep. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., advises cadets to use "person-centered" and gender-neutral language when describing individuals.

"Some families are headed by single parents, grandparents, foster parents, two moms, two dads, etc.: consider ‘parent or caregiver’ instead of ‘mom and dad,'" the presentation states. "Use words that include all genders: ‘Folks’ or ‘Y’all’ instead of ‘guys’; ‘partner’ vs. ‘boyfriend or girlfriend.’"

"Not ‘Colorblind’ or ‘I don’t see color,’ but Color Conscious," it adds. "We see Color/Patterns AND VALUE people for their uniqueness."

Waltz, a Green Beret and Afghan War veteran, pointed out during an interview with Fox News Digital on Wednesday that "it's been a tradition in the military to get letters from mom and dad or your boyfriend and girlfriend for as long as there's been a military."

"Now we're instructing every cadet entering the Air Force to not say ‘mom’ and ‘dad,’ to not say ‘boyfriend’ or ‘girlfriend,’ and this kind of drive towards gender neutrality," he said. "I think the Air Force should be worried about the macro aggressions against America that are happening all over the world."

The USAFA also offers a "Cadet Wing Diversity and Inclusion Program," where graduates are given a purple rope to wear across their left shoulder "symbolizing their position as a diversity representative" so that they can "advise students on diversity," according to a press release.

An Air Force Academy spokesperson said in a statement to Fox News Digital on Wednesday that the D&I training is to help prepare cadets for "warfighting effectiveness."

"As part of the Diversity & Inclusion Cadet Leadership Program, this conversation was developed by cadet leaders and USAFA staff to introduce all cadets to Department of the Air Force definitions of diversity and inclusion, as well as how these concepts enhance our warfighting effectiveness," the spokesperson said. "USAFA develops leaders of character that can lead diverse teams of Airmen and Guardians inclusively, to enhance innovation and win future conflict.

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"It is the diversity of Airmen and Guardians coming from all corners of our nation who perform the Department of the Air Force’s hundreds of critical mission sets that make us the best, most innovative Air and Space Forces the world has ever known," the spokesperson said.

In a second statement Thursday afternoon, the USAFA clarified that it "does not prohibit the use of 'mom and dad' or other gender specific terms."

"The Air Force Academy does not prohibit the use of 'mom and dad' or other gender-specific terms," Superintendent Lt. Gen. Rich Clark said. "The recent briefing on diversity and inclusion is being taken out of context and misrepresented; the slide in question was not intended to stand alone."

"First and foremost, the briefing centered on respect for others and the warfighting imperative of leveraging diverse perspectives to solve our nation's most difficult national security problems," Clark added. "Our strategic competitors are doing the opposite. Our American diversity is a strategic advantage and opens the door to creative solutions, providing a competitive edge in air, space and cyberspace."

The academy did not respond to Fox News Digital’s inquiries Thursday about the Brooke Owens Fellowship.

Jessica Chasmar is a reporter for Fox News Digital. Story tips can be sent to Jessica.Chasmar@fox.com and on Twitter: @JessicaChasmar.

 

BadMedicine

Would *I* Lie???
The quickest way to debunk these snowflake genders is to tell them you are the epitome of transX (which is more trans than trans friend!) You happen to be (as a cis-gendered APPEARING, Male APPEARING) polygendered aesexual lesbian fox furry with poop fetish and self abuse-mutilation fantasies performing the ultimate self sacrifice of presenting as a cis-genderd male in order to extract the maximum torment/punishment from supposedly and faux minority sex and gendered advocates, who are really just masochistic misandrist hypocrits.
 

Barry Natchitoches

Has No Life - Lives on TB
The quickest way to debunk these snowflake genders is to tell them you are the epitome of transX (which is more trans than trans friend!) You happen to be (as a cis-gendered APPEARING, Male APPEARING) polygendered aesexual lesbian fox furry with poop fetish and self abuse-mutilation fantasies performing the ultimate self sacrifice of presenting as a cis-genderd male in order to extract the maximum torment/punishment from supposedly and faux minority sex and gendered advocates, who are really just masochistic misandrist hypocrits.
:rofl::rofl::rofl:
 

Blacknarwhal

Let's Go Brandon!
"If you are a cisgender woman, a transgender woman, non-binary, agender, bigender, two-spirit, demigender, genderfluid, genderqueer, or another form of gender minority, this program is for you," the application states. "If you are a cisgender man, this program isn’t for you... but we encourage you to check out our spinoff programs, the Patti Grace Smith Fellowship and the Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship Program."


...spinoff programs?

Huh. Programs just for the white cisgender male, eh? Bout time.

Ah...here's the scam.

The Patti Grace Smith Fellowship offers $2,500. But they've got "black excellence" stamped all over the website. No cash for you, whitey. Meanwhile, the Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship Program, meanwhile, at least has a few white boys on the site so I GUESS they'll take you if no minorities are available.
 

Griz3752

Retired, practising Curmudgeon
OK then

I'm so mired in the conventional Male/Female era, I had to Google Cisgender to make sure I had some sense of understanding.

Cisgender describes a person whose gender identity corresponds to their sex assigned at birth. The word cisgender is the antonym of transgender. The prefix cis- is Latin and means on this side of. Wikipedia

Sounds like an adjunct to new German policies of denying employment of native Germans in favour of the "New" German populace refered to in another thread aka rancidly stupid SJW Marxist policies.
 

bassgirl

Veteran Member
The quickest way to debunk these snowflake genders is to tell them you are the epitome of transX (which is more trans than trans friend!) You happen to be (as a cis-gendered APPEARING, Male APPEARING) polygendered aesexual lesbian fox furry with poop fetish and self abuse-mutilation fantasies performing the ultimate self sacrifice of presenting as a cis-genderd male in order to extract the maximum torment/punishment from supposedly and faux minority sex and gendered advocates, who are really just masochistic misandrist hypocrits.
That is just…so..poetic! Nicely done! :lol:
 

Dennis Olson

Chief Curmudgeon
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Cisgender has been discussed here before. Feel free to search on it here or on your favorite internet search engine. It’s a made-up term that describes a person of either gender who’s happy with who they are sexually. It’s the opposite of transgender.

If you ask again I’ll slap you.
 

Trouble

Veteran Member
Cisgender has been discussed here before. Feel free to search on it here or on your favorite internet search engine. It’s a made-up term that describes a person of either gender who’s happy with who they are sexually. It’s the opposite of transgender.

If you ask again I’ll slap you.
Don't threaten me with a good time sir, who comes up with this idiocy? I can't keep up with these moronic terms.
 

raven

Has No Life - Lives on TB
you cannot have LGBTQ friends - they won't allow it
you cannot have liberal friends - they won't allow it

they want you dead
 

Cohickman

Veteran Member
I cant wait for the real Great Reset when all the idiot 54 gender types are dead from solar electricity and soy/vegan mandates.

I dont really recognize this country anymore.
 
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