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Old 05-17-2019, 03:26 PM
Novelty Bobble is offline
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Originally Posted by Velocity View Post
If we set politics aside, there is very reasonable, documented evidence that athletes who are born as men and have a male body (but identify as female) have substantial physical advantages over female athletes who are cisgender female. (Again, just science - not politics.)
What you seem to suggesting here is a trans athlete who has not had any surgery or treatments. i.e. they are a man, identifying as a woman and competing against women.

If that is what you mean then I don't see how a woman could compete by any metric. Men are faster, stronger with greater accuracy and skill. The data is in on that one.

That doesn't happen at the moment although it may be that cases currently under review could set a new a precedent.
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