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Transgender Weightlifter Stripped Of Four World Records

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posted on May, 21 2019 @ 02:46 PM
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a reply to: tanstaafl

Sports where you are directly competing with your physical body on its merits.

In the world of equestrian events or racing cars, much of the physicality is rendered unnecessary, not all, but enough that men and women can compete on a level field, but by the time you get to things like bicycling, you're back to human physicality again.




posted on May, 21 2019 @ 02:50 PM
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originally posted by: tanstaafl

originally posted by: Edumakated
Only sports I could see a females competing against men is where small size / weight is an advantage. For example, female horse jockeys. Female race car drivers. Sure there is a lot of skill, but these aren't nearly as physical as traditional sports, so a really talented female could use their small size to their advantage.

Which is why those sports don't have mens and womens categories.

As far as I know, only those sports where size/strength rule have mens and womens categories... right?

Exactly. It's basically the same reason boxing has weight classes. A scrawny little guy who weighs 150 pounds simply doesn't have a chance against a 250 pound hulk. In sports where strength is important, women are inherently at a disadvantage. Thus, they created separate women's categories so they can complete against their peers. Allowing (genetic) men to compete as women is like allowing Mike Tyson to fight as a welterweight.



posted on Jun, 8 2019 @ 07:25 AM
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Imagine of we stopped gender segregation in competitive sports and just made it all one category (no male or female), then natural born females can kiss goodbye to any chance of ever qualifying for ANY competitive sporting event ever.

I believe that allowing "self-ID" men to compete against women in competitive sports is outrageous and shocking - but, most of all, downright stupid.



posted on Jun, 8 2019 @ 07:25 AM
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Precisely.

We are truly becoming extremely mad over here in the Western World, truly mad.




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