"The Women's divisions of competitive sports are a rather recent phenomenon, one that I think has been an extremely positive development for the species as a whole. I'd hate to see it destroyed in the name of “Social Justice,” because justice will not have been served."
" My perspective isn’t religious or political — it is based on my experience and on scientific facts. Women should not be forced to compete with men."
4-26-19 WRLN - Danielle Whitaker
"So when male cyclist Rachel McKinnon wins a women’s world championship, when male weightlifter Laurel Hubbard sets a new record in women’s powerlifting, when male MMA fighter Fallon Fox breaks the skull of his female opponent, who claims she’d “never felt so overpowered,” we mustn’t name violence against women. We mustn’t name male entitlement. We mustn’t name misogyny. We mustn’t name female erasure. We mustn’t say the emperor has no clothes. We must say yes—yes to men, yes to men’s demands, yes to men’s feelings at any cost. We must celebrate the Orwellian “equality” of 2019. "
"The margin of competition in the Olympics between winning a medal and not is razor-thin. I feel for those female athletes who lose out by those margins because of the advantages transgender athletes might have. However, I am much more worried about girls who are great athletes honing their skills over many years and having very little or no shot to win at state championships and other big events.
What do we say to those girls?"
"Selina Soule explains that Terry Miller and Andraya Yearwood have an unfair advantage—She's speaking for girls who are 'afraid to speak up because of retaliation from the media, school officials, and coaches.' "
The Boston Marathon has reiterated its policy that allows transgender runners to compete under their self-identified gender – amid renewed debate among runners.
" This is a hot-button issue that hits close to home because I am the father of a female college athlete, and I want to address this from that perspective. "
"The author, a medical expert who transitioned in her 20s and has advised the IOC, believes science and sporting studies show a route to respecting the rights of all athletes."
Article by Martha Kelner, sports correspondent
"[Competing athletes] are worried that it might eventually lead not only to the erosion of female categories in sport but also place those competing in contact and combat sport in danger." -Martha Kelner
"This is just a small glimpse of sporting events in which trans women – who were born male and went through puberty as males – have dominated. And we can expect to see more of this as the amount of male-born athletes signing up to compete as women increases. "
Article by: Cam Smith, USA TODAY High School Sports
"A Maryland school has accelerated its departure from its home high school athletic conference due to that league’s transgender policy, sparking a sharp debate."
" What will happen in the future? What will happen if transgender athletes are allowed to compete without standards in college? What about the basic fairness of biological males vs. biological females in high school that cost kids forever championship memories? Forget right-wing extremists. These are heated arguments between progressive-thinking women.
It takes courage for transgender athletes to compete. In Connecticut, it also takes courage for cis girls to compete with dignity against them.
It’s a shame the Gold Key won’t honor the other half of an incredibly difficult situation."
"Athlete Ally, a gay rights sports advocacy group, then removed Navratilova from its advisory board because of her criticism of Rachel McKinnon, a transgender cyclist who won a gold medal at the cycling Masters World Track Championship for women. The 18-time Grand Slam champion worried that not everyone would have the toughness to stand up for their views on this issue and “may be cowed into silence or submission.” Well, we won’t be silent. Fair play should be anything but controversial."
"To rebuff those who say men are always more athletic, stronger and faster than women, Zeigler tries to lead his readers down a series of rabbit trails. He raises inane and irrelevant points and questions to direct the subject of fairness away from the battle of the sexes. It's just another deny, distort, deconstruct day in the life of a gender bender with an internet soapbox.
He says sports rule-makers get to set the rules. He didn't say the LGBT juggernaut has already strong-armed the International Olympic Committee and the NCAA into making unfair allowances for males to compete in women's athletics."
Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has returned to the New Zealand womens sports squad for the upcoming Arafura Games, an Olympic qualifying event.