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  1. If CeCe Telfer's performance after transitioning...

    If CeCe Telfer's performance after transitioning is any indication, this athlete at the University of Montana is a probable contender for a women's NCAA title on the track in 2020.

    Jonathan...
  2. Hubbard has recovered from injury, and is...

    Hubbard has recovered from injury, and is outlifting women again.

    http://www.olympic.org.nz/news/two-golds-and-a-silver-for-laurel-hubbard-at-pacific-games-silver-for-david-liti/


    Samoans took...
  3. The girls who were bumped out of the final missed...

    The girls who were bumped out of the final missed an opportunity to run a faster time in the final. And since the top 6 at the CT state meet would qualify for the New England championship, the two...
  4. Transgender hurdler CeCe Telfer, formerly Craig...

    Transgender hurdler CeCe Telfer, formerly Craig Telfer, just won the NCAA D2 final of the women's 400mh, after spending prior seasons competing as a mediocre man (PB of 15.17 in the 110h and 57.34 in...
  5. It happened in powerlifting, but this federation...

    It happened in powerlifting, but this federation isn't letting the same thing happen like what Hubbard did in weightlifting...
    ...
  6. Whatever his point was, it's easily dismissed and...

    Whatever his point was, it's easily dismissed and forgotten if he's doing it in a private gym and not official competition. If he entered a series of women's competitions across the country, winning...
  7. British Olympic medalist (1980 Moscow, swimming)...

    British Olympic medalist (1980 Moscow, swimming) Sharron Davies speaks out against allowing transgender athletes in women's sports:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1a4H3KJ-fk

    She mentioned that...
  8. Doesn't count; he didn't do the lift at an...

    Doesn't count; he didn't do the lift at an official competition.

    To properly make his point, he'll need to destroy some records in real competitions.
  9. And these days they don't require the surgery, so...

    And these days they don't require the surgery, so somebody who isn't frequently tested could be living with full-blown testicular-generated testosterone for most of the year.
  10. Craig Telfer was on an NCAA D2 men's track team...

    Craig Telfer was on an NCAA D2 men's track team last year, transitioned to CeCe Telfer this year and is now one of the top performers in the women's 60m, 60m hurdles and 200m in Division II...
  11. I agree. As long as the "male" and "female"...

    I agree. As long as the "male" and "female" labels remain, they will be vulnerable to being overruled by social and legal views of male and female.
  12. Transgender athletes who haven't had the surgery...

    Transgender athletes who haven't had the surgery have the added advantage of being able to pharmaceutically manage their testosterone levels to be just at the maximum allowed, unlike natural-born...
  13. The irony of it is that the broader they make the...

    The irony of it is that the broader they make the definition of a woman is the larger the number of women who'll get excluded from competing.
  14. Now Brazil is about to have a transgender athlete...

    Now Brazil is about to have a transgender athlete on their national women's volleyball team.
    ...
  15. From the article referenced at the top of the...

    From the article referenced at the top of the page:

    "The situation is further complicated because instinct suggests Hubbard be allowed to compete as a human right, but that might not seem fair to...
  16. It would be one thing if the weightlifter fully...

    It would be one thing if the weightlifter fully transitioned before starting weightlifting (or any other physically demanding sport). But Hubbard transitioned after having the benefit of muscle...
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