02C. Women in Sports

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2C.  Women's Sports

 Save Women’s Sports
“…a coalition that fights to preserve sex-based eligibility standards for participation in female sports”
https://savewomenssports.com
https://twitter.com/SaveWomensSports
https://twitter.com/BethStelzer  

There’s a reason that women’s sports were made by and for natural-born women.
― Jessica Marie Baumgartner

 

Associated Press.  “World swimming bans transgender athletes from women’s events.” [2022]
https://archive.ph/wip/ErTw5

Tim Black.  “Trans ideology will destroy women’s sports: Allowing biological males to compete against women is a license to cheat.”  [2022]
https://archive.ph/oS8E7

Center for Disease Control.
“Mean body weight, height, and body mass index,                
United States 1960–2002” 
https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad347.pdf

Kristen Conti.  “IOC announces new rules for transgender athletes before Paris 2004 Olympics.” [2022]
https://archive.ph/2KWmt

Shannon Davies. “Sharron Davies: I was an Olympic Swimmer, I want trans women banned from all female sports.”  [2022]
https://archive.ph/UD0Z6

Sarah Ditum. “Who loses when trans women win? The trans debate is harming intersex people like Caster Semenya.”
https://archive.ph/Ed27E#selection-441.0-445.63

Feminist Wiki.  “Trans women in women’s sports.” [2021]
https://feministwiki.org/wiki/Transwomen_in_women%27s_sports

Christina Maxouris.  “3 Connecticut high school girls are suing over a policy that allows trans athletes to compete in girls' sports.” [2020]
https://archive.ph/zZdaC

Fiona McAnena.  “The flawed science of trans inclusion in women’s sport: Advocates are embracing flawed studies to justify unfair inclusion.” [2022]         
https://archive.ph/YXD5u

Asher McShane.  “Trans woman, 29, beats girl, 13, to win women's skateboarding contest in NYC.”  [2022]
https://archive.ph/wip/4jYla

Robinson Meyer. “We thought female athletes were catching up to men, but they’re not: Across dozens of sports, women's world speed records consistently fall 10 percent short of men’s records.”  [2012]
https://archive.ph/swUXs

Meghan Murphy.  “Trans athletes make a mockery of women’s sports.” [2019]
https://archive.ph/wip/sTkn1

Martina Navratilova.  “The rules on trans athletes reward cheats and punish the innocent: Letting men compete as women simply if they change their name and take hormones is unfair — no matter how those athletes may throw their weight around.” [2019]
https://archive.ph/ebqGv

Michael Powell.  “What Lia Thomas could mean for women’s elite sports: Although the number of top transgender athletes is small, the disagreements are profound, cutting to the core of the debate around gender identity and biological sex.” [2022]
https://archive.ph/LQO3x

Maya T. Prabhu. “Georgia bill would make transgender youth compete as gender identified at birth.” [2019]
https://archive.ph/wip/SBgBu

John Riley. “3 states introduce bills to restrict transgender athletes to competing based on their birth sex: Spate of bills targeting transgender athletes shows social conservatives believe they’ve found a salient wedge issue.” [2019] 
https://archive.ph/wip/Wgi1j

Julia Diana Robertson. “DOJ sides with 3 Connecticut HS girls about fairness in sports.” [2020]
https://archive.ph/juqtN

Dani Shugart. “Trans athletes: The death of women’s sports: Fairness gone too  far.” [2019]
https://archive.ph/sCoCe

Jennifer Smith. “'I'm not going to go easy on them just because they're kids': Trans skateboarder, 29, defends competing against young girls and insists she [sic!] doesn't have a physical advantage.”
https://archive.ph/jGP0R

Eric Spitznagel.  “Trans women athletes have unfair advantage over those born female: testosterone.”  [2021]
https://archive.ph/mKS4h

 

While sports are indisputably a positive source of strength and self-development for girls, they can accomplish this only if the environment in which female athletes throw their javelins, kick their soccer balls, and swim their fast and furious laps is an environment that respects girls and takes them seriously as athletes.
Leslie Heywood



VIDEO Posey Parker. “Beth Stelzer: save women’s sports.” [2020]   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UQT4U7AI8E

It is difficult for men to measure the enormous extent of social discrimination that seems insignificant from the outside and whose moral and intellectual repercussions are so deep in woman that they appear to spring from an original nature. The man most sympathetic to women never knows her concrete situation fully.” 
― Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex


Linda Blade.  Unsporting:  how trans activism and science denial are destroying women’s sport.  [2021] BOOK
https://www.unsporting.com/

Carole Hooven.  T: The Story of Testosterone, the Hormone that Dominates and Divides Us. [2021]  ONLINE BOOK
https://archive.ph/v3eQy

... her wings are cut and then she is blamed for not knowing how to fly. 
― Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex


 

 


 

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