First it was Martina Navratilova. Then Paula Radcliffe and Kelly Holmes. Over the weekend, the swimmer Sharron Davies, a silver medallist at the Olympics, became the latest to lend her support to a campaign led by the pressure group Fair Play for Women. But Fair Play for Women insists women are clearly disadvantaged at both elite and grassroots level when they compete against trans athletes.
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Professional Sports - Athletes do Not Deserve What | Help Me
Sports are an essential part of our life. It teaches us how to stay strong and healthy, and tests our physical abilities. Usually, when going in for sports, we compete with other people in order to get some entertainment. In the same time, physical exercises bring a bunch of great benefits for participants.
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Still, professional athletes make more than what a teacher makes. Is entertaining people more important than teaching them? The future of our society relies on the education of its youth and still teachers are paid less than these professional athletes.
Megan Rapinoe, U. In a Sunday op-ed in the Washington Post , Rapinoe, an outspoken advocate for the LGBTQ community, says that transgender women — biological males who consider themselves to be female — should not be excluded from women's sports. Blasting the 25 states seeking to enact laws prohibiting transgender players from participating in sports of their chosen gender, Rapinoe wrote, "These bills are some of the most intense political assaults on LGBTQ people in recent years.