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Old 10-31-2011, 06:55 AM   #11
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And you thought steroids were cheating...
That was my first thought... He/she/whatever would have a serious advantage.
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Old 10-31-2011, 07:11 AM   #12
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The thing is, his/her muscles do not have that characteristic female muscle look; he/she still looks like a man or a female doing steroids/hormones. That immediately puts all the females on an uneven playing field.
I agree with this. Just a long haired guy in makeup wearing women's clothing. Because you "feel like a woman" doesn't mean that you are a woman. You can not change your genetics. Sorry, you can alter an appearance but XY chromosomes will remain XY chromosomes no matter how much surgery you have.
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Old 10-31-2011, 07:16 AM   #13
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Wouldn't this fall under the no implants rule? (for most feds) I believe it also cover surgical altering the body.
Then again he/she could scream about female breast implants then if they would push it.

Plain "F"ed up.
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Old 10-31-2011, 08:37 AM   #14
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My only comment is that if I were a promoter, I would fear lawsuit if I didn't allow her to compete.

I don't know what rules competitions have about gender.
See what happens when we don't update our laws and rules to include everyone?

Seriously, I don't know what to say other than, she doesn't look any more man-ish than Chyna and she made the cover of Playboy A(with tons of air brushing) and was damn near as big (then) as Triple H.
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She? has an account on bb.com and when this was posted there was actually decent about the whole thing. As you can imagine, she was pretty well bashed, but she knew it would happen and took it well. I was actually surprised how classy she handled it all. She is also a spokesperson for transgender rights. While i may not agree with her and what she stands for, I sure can respect it.
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I respect her but wouldn't want to compete against her.
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I don't think I could ever call him a her. I don't really have any opinions about trans-genders, but as stated above - you can do every and any surgery possible, but you can't change your genetics.
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I fully believe this issue is not about anyone's rights as a (insert gender here), but a very literal interpretation of the rules. We wouldn't allow a change in weight class just because "I feel like I'm 145, not 275."

One day later, I would come to realize this thread is years old. And then feel absurd.
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My first thought "what was the point of the surgery? Now he is a hulking woman?

I do admire that this person had the guts to do it their way. I also feel that there is a big advantage over the other female competitors. What she chose to do is no concern of mine. I am just curious as to how would this be judged in the competition?
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What if they do not know the gender? Haha

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