Normally, no one would care about the Department of Energy’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Spent Fuel and Waste Disposition in the Office of Nuclear Energy, but the Biden administration is all about firsts, and this is America’s first non-binary Deputy Assistant Secretary for Spent Fuel and Waste Disposition, and they note that it’s fitting that their official duties would start during Pride Month. You may have heard of Sam Brinton when their promotion was announced, but if not, here you go:

We’re sorry, the photo gets cut off above the red, white, and blue flag pumps. But the pantsuit has been passed down from Hillary Clinton to Kamala Harris to Sam Brinton.

Hey, Brinton’s got two degrees from MIT.

Can we get to work on building more nuclear plants?

Now the only obvious question is why there aren’t more genderfluid people at higher levels of government? What’s the hold-up?

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