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The performance puts Hubbard in line for selection at the 2017 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
While her eligibility passed the International Olympic Committee's criteria, Hubbard's win was met with criticism from Australian competitors who believe a transgender athlete in the female weightlifting category was not an equal playing field.
Hubbard was born the son of former Auckland mayor Dick Hubbard and has previously competed at a national level in men's weightlifting as Gavin Hubbard.
She transitioned in her mid-30s and recent improvements have lifted her to a lofty women's ranking.
originally posted by: gort51
Well, of course, we all want to know, Does she shave her pits and Manscape, I mean Womanscape......Transcape????
Clearly in the future, we will need to introduce 2 new levels of competition......
Trans Male to Female Competition..
Trans Female to Male Competition..
Can a Trans Female to Male Weightlifter, claim discrimination because she, I mean He, has to lift the same weights as a Male, even tho He or is it she, has the bone structure and muscularity of a woman? (unless she is a Williams brother, I mean sister)
Those Damn Hormones did it......
My head hurts, time to lie down.....
What a Wonderful Worldt.....
originally posted by: Freija
Qualified answer: This is clearly just wrong.
Qualifications: Provided upon request (for those that don't know)
There's no need to disparage all transgender people as a whole just because some are a-holes, idiots and jerks.
OP, your external source doesn't have a link and shouldn't have used quote tags
OP, your OP is little more than clickbait
originally posted by: seasonal
a reply to: Freija
Good catch, thanks.
It is click bait becasue you happen to have a differing opinion. My comments did not disparage trans, where did you get that?