Should Male-Born Transgender Athletes be Allowed to Compete on Girls’ Teams?

It’s interesting how social advancements often lead to new social challenges. Case in point – Transgender participation in sports. Two recent events have surfaced in the news lately, although you won’t find mainstream media covering thetransgender athletes, for some reason.
First, in Connecticut, two transgender athletes took first and second place in the girls’ state track meet. Andraya Yearwood, a 17-year old biological male who self-identifies as a female, won second place in the 55-meter sprint, with a time of 7.01 seconds. The third place sprinter, who is a biological female, finished at a significantly slower 7.23 seconds. Terry Miller, the other male-born, transgender athlete at the meet, finished first, blowing away state records for this girls’ event, with a blazing fast 6.95 seconds.

It’s interesting how social advancements often lead to new social challenges. Case in point – Transgender participation in sports. Two recent events have surfaced in the news lately, although you won’t find mainstream media covering thetransgender athletes, for some reason.
First, in Connecticut, two transgender athletes took first and second place in the girls’ state track meet. Andraya Yearwood, a 17-year old biological male who self-identifies as a female, won second place in the 55-meter sprint, with a time of 7.01 seconds. The third place sprinter, who is a biological female, finished at a significantly slower 7.23 seconds. Terry Miller, the other male-born, transgender athlete at the meet, finished first, blowing away state records for this girls’ event, with a blazing fast 6.95 seconds.

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Should Male-Born Transgender Athletes be Allowed to Compete on Girls’ Teams? -By Kimberly Wylie It’s interesting how social advancements often lead to new social challenges. Case in point – Transgender participation in sports. Two recent events have surfaced in the news lately, although you won’t find mainstream media covering the transgender athletes, for some reason. First, in Connecticut, two transgender athletes took first and second place in the girls’ state track meet. Andraya Yearwood, a 17-year old biological male who self-identifies as a female, won second place in the 55-meter sprint, with a time of 7.01 seconds. The third place…

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