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originally posted by: WeRpeons
a reply to: iTruthSeeker
You would think someone who was transgender would have a common sense perspective. Even though they may feel female, they were born with the physical attributes and muscular strength of a male! They should realize they would be at an unfair advantage in the first place! They should have some respect for the other female competitors and not place themselves in such a situation. This is as much as cheating as when a same sex athlete is using performance enhancing drugs.
I agree, this is simply allowing someone to take advantage of their hidden natural physical strength. They made a conscience decision to change their physical appearance, along with that they need to face the fact that there will be some negative hardships. It's simply the cards the person was dealt with at birth. There are others who were born with handicaps that are not on equal footing even though they were born as the same sex!
If bigots can't acknowledge she's a woman and hard-SJW folk can't acknowledge that she's not just like other women, no conductive conversation will be had.
originally posted by: JHumm
originally posted by: jtrenthacker
Simple fix to this mess. They should have their own category to compete in. That goes with any sport.
I agree, but then they would say there isn't enough to make a new catagory. ....but there is enough to change the rules for EVERYONE else?
n one, you have the bigot rednecks who misgender and refuse to acknowledge the athletes by their gender.
originally posted by: jkm1864
a reply to: Boadicea
The average male is about 3 times stronger than a woman in the lower body and about 5 times stronger in the upper body. A pot bellied man whom has never worked out can more than likely walk into a gym and outlift the average woman even if they have lifted for years.