Trans athletes continue to crush women’s competition, but you can’t call it what it is
November is dedicated to transgender people to raise awareness about the discrimination and violence faced by the community. But have we forgotten the discrimination and risks that biological females also suffer?
In August, Canadian weightlifter Anne Andress set a record with a final total of 597.5 kg (about 1,317 lb) for her performances in the bench press, deadlift, and squat. Andress’ total weight was more than 400 pounds higher than her closest competitor. Most people would find this unbelievable if it weren’t for one very important detail that many are happy to ignore – Andres was born in the body of a man.
One person who hasn’t ignored Andres’ sexuality is April Hutchinson, an Ontario-based powerlifter who took to X (formerly Twitter) to rally the powerlifting community into action.
“Any woman, man or federation that supports men in elevating or competing with women is part of the problem.” Hutchinson said. “They should be ashamed. They are literally helping to erase women’s sports.”
Hutchinson took her wake-up tour to Piers Morgan’s Uncensored show, where she criticized the Canadian Powerlifting Union’s (CPU) lack of action, calling it ““Depressing and disgusting.”
It is perhaps easy to guess how much this criticism affected the liberal public. On November 7, Hutchinson was suspended from competition for two years by the CPU, due to multiple violations of the code of conduct and social media policy.
However, before the decision was announced, Andress also took to social media in a tearful tirade, comparing her pain and suffering to that of an African American named “N-word.“
“Let me ask a simple, open-ended question to those who have decided to leave me to my fate through their inaction.” Andres He said. “If this other uploader, for example, goes after an African American individual and calls him the n-word, which is basically the equivalent of calling a transgender woman a man and referring to her by his name.
Martina Navratilova, an 18-time Grand Slam (biological) tennis champion, entered the conversation with common sense and much-needed sobriety.
“To put the argument in its simplest form: a man can decide to be a female, take hormones if required by whatever sporting organization is involved, win everything in sight and perhaps earn a small fortune, and then reverse his decision and go back to making children if he wishes.” that “ Navratilova He said.
“It’s crazy and cheating. I’m happy to address a trans woman in whatever way she likes, but I wouldn’t be happy to compete with her. It wouldn’t be fair.” she added.
However, although Andres’s smashing of women’s weightlifting records was unfair and “unsporting”, at least biologically female competitors were not being hit hard in the field of dreams, like some rugby players.
Yes, you heard that right. Rugby, one of the most violent, contact sports in the world, is here Allow Transgender females (biological males) to play against females. For those who fail to appreciate why this is a bad idea, there are two quick ways to get around it. First, if God wanted men and women to compete against each other in the field of broken bones, concussions, and sometimes until death, we will see as many women wanting to participate in male sports as we see men wanting to participate in female sports. But that’s quite simple Not the bag, not the case. In fact, it is quite the opposite.
Another way to prove that men and women were not meant to play against each other in sports is to simply ask the females who enjoyed themselves directly.
“I’ve never been hit like this before, even at the competitive women’s level,” she said.” He said Player from Stoney Creek Camels. “There was a lot of brute force. There are women bigger than him, but no girl hits like that. This is a strong human being.”
This transgender player, whom the anonymous member of the opposing team spoke about, is known as Ash. “A non-binary person who identifies as female – is approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 220 pounds.” As reported by the Toronto Sun.
By the way, none of the players on the opposing team wanted to reveal her name for fear of this “Not wanting to hurt anyone’s feelings and be labeled a bigot.” But it seems perfectly fine to risk serious injury and possible death by being forced to participate in a contact sport against a physically stronger male. Will they regret “hurting someone’s feelings” when they become disabled for life?
I add and confirm that the injury of the three players was the result of being obstructed. This is where a person is lifted and thrown on their head. Yes! They were picked up and thrown on their heads to harm them! This carrier should be banned from rugby!
– Diana Murphy (@diana_murphy613) June 23, 2023
It doesn’t take much imagination to see a train wreck quickly approaching. Those teams in women’s sports that do not have trans players (and that are on a significant losing streak) will quickly realize that they are at a severe disadvantage and will recruit trans players to help with the score. And it’s silly to pretend that there won’t be cases where the “trans” part of the equation is merely a claim to gain an unfair advantage – after all, cheating in sports is as old as the sport itself. No one likes to lose; What’s worse is that no one likes to wake up in the morning with multiple bruises on their body. This is where things will spiral out of control, to the point where the whole concept of “women’s sports” becomes redundant.
In fact, this is already happening. Last year, University of Pennsylvania swimmer Leah Thomas, who has taken center stage in the debate over transgender inclusion in women’s sports, was beaten by Isaac Hennig, a transgender swimmer at Yale who went on to swim on the women’s team. The obvious question here is: Where is the safe space for biological women in sports? Sadly, what will likely happen is that hundreds, if not thousands, of young women will quietly choose to retire from the sport altogether. Not only would this deprive these women of the experience that comes with sports, it would deprive them of scholarship programs to college, or perhaps even a trip to the Olympics. They won’t even be allowed to complain about it.
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