Petition the International Olympic Committee to save women's sports.

(91 Posts)
Stealhsquirrelnutkin Fri 19-Jun-20 19:55:16

Dear International Olympic Committee,

We, the undersigned, are an international coalition of women's organizations, athletes, and supporters of women in sport who assert that male athletes should not compete in female sports.

The transgender eligibility guidelines created by the consensus meeting in 2015, which allows males who identify as females to enter women's categories, is unacceptable. Simply reducing testosterone levels for one year does not negate the male advantage over female athletes.

Allowing male athletes to self-identify as female competitors is irresponsible, negligent, and dangerous. In adopting the 2015 transgender guidelines you have abandoned your duty to protect the safety and integrity of females and female sports. This amounts to blatant discrimination against women on the basis of sex. Males should not compete in female sports.

The postponement of the 2020 Games due to the Coronavirus pandemic provides an invaluable opportunity for you to re-evaluate your transgender participation guidelines.

We demand, for the sake of sports legitimacy, that you suspend the 2015 transgender guidelines for Tokyo 2020 (to be held in 2021) and proceed with thorough, balanced, and equitable consultation as it pertains to participation in female sports.

Follow this link to add your name to the petition if you think women's and men's sports were separated for a reason, and that reason still exists.
savewomenssports.com/iocpetition

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CaraDune Fri 19-Jun-20 20:52:19

Bump.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Fri 19-Jun-20 20:56:41

Signed

gailforce1 Fri 19-Jun-20 20:58:50

Tried to sign but unable to.

blueskys72 Fri 19-Jun-20 20:59:42

Signed

MotherForkinShirtBalls Fri 19-Jun-20 21:02:26

Signed

onedayinthefuture Fri 19-Jun-20 21:04:04

Signed!

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postingintotheabyss Fri 19-Jun-20 21:14:41

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hedgehogger1 Fri 19-Jun-20 21:16:38

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Tianalia Fri 19-Jun-20 21:17:53

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Sexnotgender Fri 19-Jun-20 21:18:44

Signed.

cremuel Fri 19-Jun-20 21:21:48

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LightDrizzle Fri 19-Jun-20 21:24:33

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TheDogsMother Fri 19-Jun-20 21:48:40

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EdgeOfACoin Sat 20-Jun-20 05:12:42

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Floopsy Sat 20-Jun-20 08:37:19

I just signed although it said the petition closed on 19 June

MrsJamin Sat 20-Jun-20 09:50:53

Signed

SallyLovesCheese Sat 20-Jun-20 10:05:42

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TalkingtoLangClegintheDark Sat 20-Jun-20 10:22:51

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FedUpAtHomeTroels Sat 20-Jun-20 10:39:14

Signed

Bluemoooon Sat 20-Jun-20 10:49:19

Done

NeedToKnow101 Sat 20-Jun-20 10:56:35

Signed and shared on Facebook

Horehound Sat 20-Jun-20 15:41:14

Signed

whatnow40 Sat 20-Jun-20 16:32:28

Signed

RandomMess Sat 20-Jun-20 19:47:47

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