Trinity’s transgender wrestler credits teammates for his state title


#1

star-telegram.com/news/local/community/northeast-tarrant/article135021414.html

Curious about peoples opinions on this story.

The student in question is biologically a girl who has been taking testosterone for a sex change operation. Texas “UIL” rules state that the student must compete as a girl. Certainly seems unfair, as female athletes who compete on the world stage are disqualified for taking testosterone. I would think she should have competed in the boy’s division.

Also brings up the fairness of “cross-over athletes”. I don’t see an issue when a biological female competes in the men’s division, but the subject is a bit trickier when a biological male competes in women’s events.


#2

should have been disqualified, as taking testosterone in this case is like taking steroids…gave HER (a girl who is NOT A BOY…and you can’t change into a boy, no matter how many female organs you remove or how many male hormones you take) an unfair advantage.


#3

I fully understand and support someone who is transgendered. I fully support their rights to exist as the sex they know they are. I have no problems with a transitioning person using a restroom. After all, they have enclosed cubicles, so who’d know? But as a liberal, left-wing, Atheist, pro-LGBT person, when it comes to things like showers where - how shall we say it? - “everything hangs out,” unless finalized surgery changes a winky into a wanky, or a wanky into a winky, absolutely not. As a male, I don’t want to see a wanky. That would be grossly offensive to me and most other males. I’m sure most females don’t want to see a winky in their shower or locker room. I’m totally sympathetic to transgender people and support them in the process to correct their situation. But until it’s ***totally ***corrected, I don’t want to have to see your “junk.” Neither should anyone else, whether male or female. The right for transgendered to use the potty and other sundry stuff is a right, but there are no rights that are absolute. I have the right to be in a fully men’s locker room and not see what’s offensive and disgusting to me. There is a right to privacy.


#4

CulureCatholic, that has nothing to do with the link or the topic. Let’s not go off on a tangent now.


#5

Um, how has it gone off topic? It’s about transgenderism. I was just stating my opinion as a pro-LGBT person. I don’t want to make comments regarding rights based upon what you just said.


#6

No, it’s about cross over athletes competing in sports with an unfair advantage.


#7

I think this may become a big problem, esp at the lower levels (middle school, high school).

I would not want my daughters bested by another girl who is taking testosterone, nor would I want my sons to wrestle a girl, even if she was using testosterone.


#8

Not to mention vulgar. Post reported.


#9

Well, then people are going to have to fess up to the reality of where all this really came from (most recently so-called gay ‘marriage’) or they can deny it, champion themselves as ‘civil rights’ leaders from behind a keyboard and when stuff like this occurs—take it square on the face.


#10

She should really be crediting medical personnel for their wicked prescribing of testosterone to an adolescent girl.


#11

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