A male who identifies as a female is being allowed to compete in a marathon against other women in a trial that, assuming he qualifies, could send him to the olympics to compete against women from around the world:
Transgender woman will become the first ever to compete at the US Olympic marathon trials for a spot in Tokyo https://t.co/FEeDMK3JGi
— Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) February 14, 2020
Megan Youngren will become the first openly transgender female athlete to compete at the United States Olympic marathon trials.
The 29-year-old will make history on February 29 in Atlanta, where she will compete against 63 women for a spot on the Olympic team to compete at the Summer Games in Tokyo later this year.
Youngren began her transition from a male to a female when she was a college student in 2011, according to Sports Illustrated. She also started taking hormone medication that year, and in 2012, she came out publicly as transgender.
She officially finalized her transition last year, submitting the necessary paperwork.
‘Megan’ defense her being allowed to compete against other women:
‘People will try to put it down by saying, ‘That’s too easy because you’re trans.’
‘But what about the 500 other women who will qualify? There’s probably someone with the exact same story.
‘I trained hard. I got lucky. I dodged injuries. I raced a lot, and it worked out for me.
‘That’s the story for a lot of other people, too.’
You know what won’t be the story for a lot of other women? That they are really a man who has an unfair biological advantage over other women who’ve trained just as hard if not harder.
Oh, why bother anymore. It’s over for women, as John Hayward points out:
Beginning of the end for women in the Olympics. Cheer up, ladies, you had a good run and you're getting broomed for a much more important political constituency. https://t.co/QWyIGZKacl
— John Hayward (@Doc_0) February 14, 2020
To paraphrase the old Sizzlean commercial: Move over feminism. There’s something more woke and it’s tasty trans-feminism. 🤦🏻♂️🤦🏻♂️🤦🏻♂️