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Re: Transgender Athletes
Post Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:51 am
Posted by Bullseye on Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:51 am
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I don't really see it as a massive issue at all. There is disproportionate coverage of it that's for sure.
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Re: Transgender Athletes
Post Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:38 pm
Posted by Sir Kevin Sinfield on Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:38 pm
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The transgender lobby is disproportionately powerful - now we have a status of gender fluid WTF!!, primary schools have gender neutral toilets so the kids can decide what gender they would prefer to be its bonkers.

Now that homosexuality is now considered mainstream those who campaigned for that have now shifted to Transphobia as the enemy

Gender neutral toilets are not new, they have always existed in bars restaurants and people’s homes. I think you have probably read some fake news if you think this about schools, more likely budget cuts means refurbishing and maintaining one set of toilets is cheaper than two.

Sadly despite the efforts of LGBT groups, homophobia and transphobia is still very common. One in five LGBT people have experienced a hate crime or incident because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity in the last 12 months.
Re: Transgender Athletes
Post Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:00 pm
Posted by bren2k on Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:00 pm
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Sir Kevin Sinfield wrote:
Gender neutral toilets are not new, they have always existed in bars restaurants and people’s homes. I think you have probably read some fake news if you think this about schools, more likely budget cuts means refurbishing and maintaining one set of toilets is cheaper than two.


I tend to agree - I'm involved in oversight of 7 schools, and none of them have gender neutral toilets "so that kids can decide what gender they are" - that sounds like a copy/paste from the comments section of the Daily Mail website. We do have shared toilets though, just like we all have at home, because school budgets are cut to the bone, and it's preferable to retain an SEN coordinator, for example, than to have extra bogs.
Re: Transgender Athletes
Post Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:14 pm
Posted by MGarbutt1986 on Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:14 pm
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bren2k wrote:
I tend to agree - I'm involved in oversight of 7 schools, and none of them have gender neutral toilets "so that kids can decide what gender they are" - that sounds like a copy/paste from the comments section of the Daily Mail website. We do have shared toilets though, just like we all have at home, because school budgets are cut to the bone, and it's preferable to retain an SEN coordinator, for example, than to have extra bogs.

Agreed, would be even better if urinals were banned and replaced with toilet cubicles, why Men are expected, in the 21st Century, to stand next to someone else whilst having a wee is archaic.


If everywhere had cubicles, then it wouldn't matter.
Re: Transgender Athletes
Post Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:57 pm
Posted by bren2k on Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:57 pm
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MGarbutt1986 wrote:
Agreed, would be even better if urinals were banned and replaced with toilet cubicles, why Men are expected, in the 21st Century, to stand next to someone else whilst having a wee is archaic.


If everywhere had cubicles, then it wouldn't matter.


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Re: Transgender Athletes
Post Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:25 am
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Sal Paradise wrote:
The idea that humans that started life as men should be able to compete against humans born just because they have decided they were born into the wrong body type and they have had hormone treatment is ridiculous

The transgender lobby is disproportionately powerful - now we have a status of gender fluid WTF!!, primary schools have gender neutral toilets so the kids can decide what gender they would prefer to be its bonkers.

Ask Ian McEwan how he was treated when he suggested having a penis is a good indicator of gender.

Now that homosexuality is now considered mainstream those who campaigned for that have now shifted to Transphobia as the enemy


Spot on. Victims will always be victims.
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Re: Transgender Athletes
Post Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:32 am
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The best way to deal with all this is allow men and women to compete against each other in every sport. If men and women truly are equal then let’s see then. In some sports they may compete but the majority they won’t stand a chance.
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Re: Transgender Athletes
Post Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:28 pm
Posted by bren2k on Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:28 pm
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The best way to deal with all this is allow men and women to compete against each other in every sport. If men and women truly are equal then let’s see then. In some sports they may compete but the majority they won’t stand a chance.


Still not getting any pal?
Re: Transgender Athletes
Post Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:35 pm
Posted by MGarbutt1986 on Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:35 pm
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bren2k wrote:
Still not getting any pal?

ypu really are a vile troll
Re: Transgender Athletes
Post Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:37 pm
Posted by Bullseye on Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:37 pm
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bren2k wrote:
Still not getting any pal?


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