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This Picture Sums It Up Pretty Well… Transgender Wrestler Taking Testosterone Injections Wins 2nd Te

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by flgator2, Jan 7, 2019.

  1. fastsix

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    If you're so dedicated to your business or career that your willing to change your gender in order for it to succeed you're probably a better bet than most. I'm going to go out on a limb though and predict that the number of people who would change their gender to advance their career is incredibly small.

    It's sort of like this story. I sincerely doubt this person is changing their gender so they can win a couple Texas high school wrestling championships. It worked out that way, but they probably would have changed their gender regardless. For every advantage you might gain by changing your gender, there's probably 100 disadvantages. It wouldn't be a smart investment in yourself if you really didn't want that change for personal reasons.
     
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  2. docspor

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    I don't think he is talking about people changing their gender.
     
  3. gator_lawyer

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    You've clearly never seen Juwanna Mann. It's a fascinating documentary. ;)
     
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  4. fastsix

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    I did see Tootsie though.
     
  5. VAg8r1

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    Actually more a case of blue state residents deferring to medical professionals while red state residents defer to conservative religious leaders. From the American Academy of Pediatrics
    AAP Policy Statement Urges Support and Care of Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents
     
  6. MaceoP

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    The wrestler was going through a change. That's much different then self identification as the standard. You say "willing to change your gender". My point on this is what does it mean to change your gender. Is gender change a process, like the NCAA requires, or is gender change 'self identification'.
     
  7. fastsix

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    For the purposes of sports, definitely the former. I don't really have a problem not letting men who transition to women compete in sports. I don't think it's particularly fair and I don't think this situation was particularly fair either, but you can thank Texas for that.
     
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  8. studegator

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