Taxpayer funded American Women’s History Museum will include trans women, interim director promises
“The Castle,” The Smithsonian Institute’s Administrative Headquarters in Washington DC. (Photo Courtesy of Fox News)
- The Smithsonian Institute receives over a billion dollars in taxpayer dollars authorized by Congress every year. Its budget was increased from $1.062 billion in fiscal year 2022 to $1.144 billion for fiscal year 2023. Though Congress has not fully approved the project that would include trans women in the museum.
- The Smithsonian announced that it had received $55 million in donations. But do these donors know the Women’s History Museum will feature biological men?
- “From the DNA of this museum, there has been a desire to be inclusive,” said Lisa Sasaki, the Smithsonian’s American Women History Museum’s interim director, adding that there is “no monolithic experience of womanhood.”
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