Trans women competing in sports against regular women is a huge topic these days.
Men on average are naturally bigger, stronger, faster, and have more endurance than women. Our lungs, organs and bone structure are bigger. Plus, we men have a higher amount of fast-twitch muscle fibers. When it comes to competing, the average woman doesn’t have a chance.
Because of this unfair advantage, there are competitions for women only. This gives all women the chance to compete on a level playing field, and make it safer, especially when it comes to contact sports such as wrestling or boxing.
It’s Not About Your Identity
For many years I’ve been into bodybuilding and strength-training sports. I’ve also done martial arts for 5 years. Don’t get me wrong, there are some very tough and gifted women competitors out there. But when it comes to going up against men, the game just isn’t fair.
Before I get into the whole discussion of how men who identify as trans women can possibly have an unfair advantage against women, I’m going to make one thing clear. I have no problem with what you identify yourself as. And I don’t care what sexual preferences that you have.
What I do have a problem with is physical violence against women, or sexually assaulting them.
Fallon Fox, second left, brutally beat Tamikka Brent within the first two minutes of a match, causing Tamikka to suffer a concussion and an orbital bone fracture, which required seven staples in her head.
Transgender Women Have An Unfair Advantage
Now let’s get into the good stuff. Recently a transgender fighter named Fallon Fox brutally beat a female fighter. Tamikka Brent was the severely injured fighter. She said that even though she is an uncommonly strong woman, she was still dramatically over powered.
This is because, no matter how many hormones or operations a man gets, his physical size and bone structure will still be much larger.
It’s also not fair to take away a woman’s dreams of being a champion in her chosen sport because of an unfair physical advantage. Observations of many Olympic events proved this point. When women competed against 15-year-old boys, the competition was even. But when they challenged male athletes, they were completely crushed.
Still not convinced that such transgender-inclusive competitors have an unfair advantage? Two transgender teens at Connecticut’s high school track and field circle took home top prizes at the state championships for girls. The parents were outraged – and I don’t blame them. The girls worked extremely hard, only to be cheated by men who like to identify themselves as women.
Teen boys Terry Miller and Andraya Yearwood competed on the girl’s track and field team, winning first and second place, with Terry smashing previous records for girls’ track and field teams in the process. (Credit: ABC News)
Transgender Women Who Compete Against Women Are Cowards
As far as I’m concerned, any man who can beat up a woman or take away her chances of being the best that she can be, is a real coward. If you want to compete on a level playing field, then you should form athletic events for transgenders, just as they did for women and men.
Also, don’t get mad when women don’t want you in the locker room. I hear of many instances where transgender women physically assault or verbally abuse women for not being comfortable with having you in there. What gives you the right to victimize women?
You complain when someone victimizes you, but why is it different when you do it to women? Is it because you think it’s acceptable because you feel like a victim?
As they always say, bad karma always comes back to you, so treat others as you’d like to be treated. And keep your hands off the women. If all you do is make others victims because you feel entitled to, then it doesn’t make you any better or right.
Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard competed against women (Credit: AAP)
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