MTV invited transgender troops to the VMAs, continues to be progressive champ
00:23, Aug 27, 2017
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"MTV has invited transgendermembers of the USA armed forces to the 2017 Video Music Awards and we would be honoured if they could attend", said Christopher McCarthy, president of MTV. The music-oriented television network has reportedly reached out to the military, and requested some of its members to participate. However, MTV wished to have them on the show and witness the momentous awards ceremonies.
"MTV has requested service member participation for this year's VMAs", a Pentagon spokesperson confirmed to CNN.
Active-duty servicemen and women face restrictions on high-profile public appearances, especially those with a political message. McCarthy said, "A patriot who is sacrificing his or her own life to fight for freedom and supports equality is an MTV hero, as well as to the young people anywhere".
"The objective of this video was to shine the light on this very important cause - pairing that with recognition from MTV is incredible", said Spencer Battiest, Hard Rock Records alumnus, member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and one of the "Magnificent Seven". The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards are nearly upon us, and speculation about who's performing at The Forum is at an all-time high.
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