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Posted: Jul 23, 2021 - 7:16am

The Worst Countries for Women (Afghanistan Isn’t on the List)

https://scheerpost.com/2021/07/22/the-worst-countries-for-women-afghanistan-isnt-on-the-list/
 
Saudi Arabia is #3 (If you can't feel what it's like living in a country named after the ruling family, imagine growing up in Trumpi America.
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Posted: Jul 23, 2021 - 5:04am

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Posted: Jun 24, 2021 - 8:57am

 Lazy8 wrote:
 sirdroseph wrote:
And all sports leagues.  This is the way to go so that trans can compete and be who they want to be without wrecking women's sports.  The most stark example is trans mma fighter Fallon Fox who broke a woman's skull in one bout.  I don't know, I was brought up that you NEVER hit a woman in any circumstances, but "she" breaks a woman's skull and gets praise for it.  You are a woman scheduled to fight "her", put yourself in her place. {#Sad}
 
 

Funny, this outrage over transwomen in sports is almost entirely male. The women competing with them seem to have no problem with it. My local high school had a girl turn out for the wrestling team after she got cut from the girl's basketball team. There is no girl's wrestling in my region, so she competed with boys. And beat enough of them (her first year) to go to the state finals. She just got an athletic scholarship. She'll be wrestling at the college level next year. How about you let the women in women's sports decide what's best for them, and what constitutes an unfair advantage?
 
Publicly articulated or not, I think this is a fallacy.  These are just a couple vids, I can post many more vids and articles of lawsuits and public complaints by women competitors some of which had to actually retract with apologies faster than John Cena can apologize to his Chinese overlords in Mandarin for committing the atrocity of calling Taiwan a country.{#Rolleyes}
 
 
 
black321

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Posted: Jun 24, 2021 - 7:29am

 Lazy8 wrote:

Funny, this outrage over transwomen in sports is almost entirely male. The women competing with them seem to have no problem with it.

My local high school had a girl turn out for the wrestling team after she got cut from the girl's basketball team. There is no girl's wrestling in my region, so she competed with boys. And beat enough of them (her first year) to go to the state finals.

She just got an athletic scholarship. She'll be wrestling at the college level next year.

How about you let the women in women's sports decide what's best for them, and what constitutes an unfair advantage?


Wonder how a boy competing on a girls wrestling team would go down?
Sure, i know, the girl competed with boys because there are no girls teams.
But there are boys and girls teams for most trans athletes to compete with. 
And if they dont like that, start your own league. 
black321

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Posted: Jun 24, 2021 - 7:27am

I am all for the various organizations figuring out what sex can compete in their individual groups, or even individual school districts.
Certainly not outraged about anything,  or looking for legislation to solve this. It's just sports.
But still, I think the whole idea lacks common sense. 
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Posted: Jun 24, 2021 - 7:17am

 sirdroseph wrote:
And all sports leagues.  This is the way to go so that trans can compete and be who they want to be without wrecking women's sports.  The most stark example is trans mma fighter Fallon Fox who broke a woman's skull in one bout.  I don't know, I was brought up that you NEVER hit a woman in any circumstances, but "she" breaks a woman's skull and gets praise for it.  You are a woman scheduled to fight "her", put yourself in her place.
{#Sad}
 

Funny, this outrage over transwomen in sports is almost entirely male. The women competing with them seem to have no problem with it.

My local high school had a girl turn out for the wrestling team after she got cut from the girl's basketball team. There is no girl's wrestling in my region, so she competed with boys. And beat enough of them (her first year) to go to the state finals.

She just got an athletic scholarship. She'll be wrestling at the college level next year.

How about you let the women in women's sports decide what's best for them, and what constitutes an unfair advantage?
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Posted: Jun 24, 2021 - 3:48am

 black321 wrote:
 rgio wrote:

Now those that opposed Title IX are the defenders of female sport in the US.  Too funny.

I'm sure there will soon be lines at the gender reassignment free clinic so that men can win Olympic medals simply by taking some hormones and a few hours of surgery.  A lot easier than training!  The population is about 0.3% transgender women... which isn't going to destroy woman's sports.

When they start giving the scholarship opportunities at beauty pageants to men...then I'm gonna call Fox News and demand action!


Sure, but that is the total population, not the population of competing athletes.
arguably still not that high.
No offense meant to anyone, but again its not a binary choice.
A man/woman id as a woman/man is trans.
Is it fair to a woman who trains for the olympics to be beat by someone with a biological advantage? Any more fair than someone who dopes?
Give them their own olympics.
 
And all sports leagues.  This is the way to go so that trans can compete and be who they want to be without wrecking women's sports.  The most stark example is trans mma fighter Fallon Fox who broke a woman's skull in one bout.  I don't know, I was brought up that you NEVER hit a woman in any circumstances, but "she" breaks a woman's skull and gets praise for it.  You are a woman scheduled to fight "her", put yourself in her place. {#Sad}
 
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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 3:58pm

 black321 wrote:
Sure, but that is the total population, not the population of competing athletes.
arguably still not that high.
No offense meant to anyone, but again its not a binary choice.
A man/woman id as a woman/man is trans.
Is it fair to a woman who trains for the olympics to be beat by someone with a biological advantage? Any more fair than someone who dopes?
Give them their own olympics.






didn't the east germans have trans women in the olympics years ago?

i'd say gender fluid is coming soon too (as well as other gender identities)

it will be interesting to see if transgender men make the crossover as well

lebron could go fluid and smash some wnba records

imagine holding records in both leagues

that would certainly be historic
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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 11:56am

 black321 wrote:
Did I? Thought you were replying to me, not rgio?

Forums are open to the public. Anyone can join/follow/ignore the conversation by the participants.

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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 11:53am

 R_P wrote:

Someone already brought up Title IX... Guess you didn't really read that either.

"Stopping trans-olympians"... Did you clean your room yet?


Did I? Thought you were replying to me, not rgio?


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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 11:43am

 black321 wrote:
Now who's dodging?
Legislation? When did that enter the conversation?
Stopping trans-olympians is really about killing high school girl sports?

Someone already brought up Title IX... Guess you didn't really read that either.

"Stopping trans-olympians"... Did you clean your room yet?
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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 11:26am

 R_P wrote:

Seems to me that the reactionary legislation drive is aimed mostly at schools (incubators of elite athletes), not pro sports.

But read...



Now who's dodging?
Legislation? When did that enter the conversation?
Stopping trans-olympians is really about killing high school girl sports?



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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 11:13am

 black321 wrote:
I used the word fair...because it's common sense and a "trans" women" is not the type of women who should compete against "biological" women. We need more terms than the binary man/women. But if the olympic committee, WNBA or whomever says its ok for trans AND biological women to compete, so be it. 

So, what does fairness have to do with how much $ goes to pro women sports?

Seems to me that the reactionary legislation drive is aimed mostly at schools (incubators of elite athletes), not pro sports.

But read...
The dialogue around trans women’s participation in sports implies that they are invading women’s sports for a competitive advantage. Competing for what? Crumbs.

Some lawmakers have the audacity to give their bills names like the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act.

black321

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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 11:04am

 R_P wrote:

Ad hom. Ran out of dodges/arguments?



I used the word fair...because it's common sense and a "trans" women" is not the type of women who should compete against "biological" women. We need more terms than the binary man/women. But if the olympic committee, WNBA or whomever says its ok for trans AND biological women to compete, so be it. 

So, what does fairness have to do with how much $ goes to pro women sports? 



R_P

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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 10:53am

 black321 wrote:
Again, dont be obtuse.
I really dont understand your role here.
You seem to have no interest in actual conversation, 
perhaps just a troll or bot, with your relentless, thoughtless posting.

Ad hom. Ran out of dodges/arguments?

black321

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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 10:47am

 R_P wrote:

"Is it fair to a woman who trains for the olympics to be beat by someone with a biological advantage? Any more fair than someone who dopes?"

Nice try, Donnie.


Again, dont be obtuse.
I really dont understand your role here.
You seem to have no interest in actual conversation, 
perhaps just a troll or bot, with your relentless, thoughtless posting.
R_P

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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 10:09am

 black321 wrote:
Don't be obtuse...I brought up common sense.

"Is it fair to a woman who trains for the olympics to be beat by someone with a biological advantage? Any more fair than someone who dopes?"

Nice try, Donnie.
black321

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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 10:03am

 R_P wrote:

Don't be obtuse...I brought up common sense.

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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 9:56am

 black321 wrote:
Life's not fair

And yet you brought up fairness...

black321

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Posted: Jun 23, 2021 - 9:31am

 R_P wrote:
But all this new passion has made me wonder, what if all these people claiming to be fighting for the future of women’s sports would really fight for the future of women’s sports? What if they suddenly said, “We demand women’s sports get equal resources, equal media coverage, and equal pay”? What if these new activists embraced women’s sports and invested in female athletes, instead of using us as their excuse for transphobia?
It's only fair...



Life's not fair
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