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I wonder what this woman thinks of trans ideology

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JellySlice Thu 11-Jun-20 07:43:22

Jane Couch: The inspiring story of Britain's first female world champion boxer

She had to fight against misogyny and prejudice, in order to do something utterly gender non-conforming.

I don't like boxing, but I support her right to do it.

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SisyphusLangClegRocks Thu 11-Jun-20 08:23:29

I used to follow Jane on Twitter and had several conversations with her. She often mentioned about Kellie Maloney's appalling treatment of women boxers, so was gobsmacked when they came out as trans.

Kellie also used being in the closet re their trans status as an excuse for beating their wife.

NonnyMouse1337 Thu 11-Jun-20 08:33:46

Thanks for that article. What a trailblazer!
Another reminder of discrimination against women because of their sex. And how brave women like her challenged perceptions and were determined to keep going in spite of the insults, mockery, discouragement, lack of support, no financial reward or recognition, or even legal approval.

Maybe she should have just identified as a man and then she wouldn't have had such a hard time, huh?

My blood boils that women's sports are being torn down today by allowing males who feel they have a 'lady' brain or fragile, feminine gender soul to participate. angry

Deliriumoftheendless Thu 11-Jun-20 08:45:50

I was at uni when she became famous and I was also doing a (very little) but of boxing training at the time. Tot inspiring back then.

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