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MTV is so politically correct its trophies are now genderless

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by Emily Jashinsky

MTV’s crusade to recapture coolness is more desperate than one of its dateless eighth-grade viewers before a dance.

The network, beset with years of declining ratings, has stripped its Video Music Awards trophy of a sex, courageously liberating him from the oppressive confines of the antiquated gender binary. As of this year, MTV’s “Moonman” trophy, a rainbow-tintedastronaut traditionally bestowed upon the ceremony’s winners, has officially transitioned into the “Moon Person” trophy.

“Why should it be a man?” MTV President Chris McCarthy asked The New York Times this week. “It could be a man, it could be a woman, it could be transgender, it could be nonconformist,” he argued.

Alternatively, it just could be a trophy. But that’s the problem with inanimate objects — when you ask for their preferred gender pronouns, they almost never answer.

Full column at WashingtonExaminer.com


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