The Guardian reports:
IOC rules transgender athletes can take part in Olympics without surgery
Female-to-male athletes can compete ‘without restriction’, while male-to-female athletes must undergo hormone therapy, according to new guidelines
Let me begin by saying I am passing no judgement whatsoever on transgendered people or their lifestyle. All I am saying is, this is inherently nonsensical in the case of female-to-male athletes, and inherently unfair in the case of male-to-female athletes.
Progressives love to spew that there are no differences between men and women. That whatever men can do, women can do, and vice versa. That there is, in essence, no real differences between men and women, and the two are, more or less, interchangeable. To this I say POPPYCOCK! I am fully aware of the study that showed there is no sharp division between male and female brains, but all that means is there is no difference in our brains. That doesn’t mean there are no differences between men and women.
In this particular instance, let me state the obvious: THE STRONGEST MEN ARE STRONGER THAN THE STRONGEST WOMEN. Hence, a female-to-male athlete competing against the best men in the OVERWHELMING number of Olympic events will most likely lose almost every-time. A male-to-female athlete competing against women may have an unfair advantage due to the inherent strength differences between men and women: MEN ARE GENERALLY STRONGER THAN WOMEN.
Men and women are ABSOLUTELY equal, but they are not completely interchangeable. There are some things that both men and women can do equally, but there are also some things which men are better suited for as well as some things which women are better suited for. In most sports, men are able to beat women almost always, so I think this ruling is ridiculous. Another case of EMOTION and FEELING take precedence over LOGIC and REALITY. It’s simple, have a transgender category for males, a transgender category for females. Problem solved.
A transgender man is not a man. He is a transgender man. A transgender female is not a female. She is a transgender female. That is not a judgement, it is reality. But hey, I’m just a cop.
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