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Trans women face potential women’s rugby ban over safety concerns

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Mycatismadeofstringcheese Sun 19-Jul-20 23:51:29

www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/jul/19/transwomen-face-potential-womens-rugby-ban-over-safety-concerns.

Not definite, but being considered.

Crucially the draft proposals, which have been seen by the Guardian, accept that anyone who has gone through male puberty retains a significant physical advantage after their transition. It also recognises that the advantage is so great – and the potential consequences for the safety of participants in tackles, scrums and mauls concerning enough – it should mean that welfare concerns should be prioritised.

It’s late now and can’t see it being discussed on Twitter. But I imagine it’s not going to go down to well in the morning.

Sunlight!

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ErrolTheDragon Sun 19-Jul-20 23:56:11

There's a thread on this already (and a few others started at the same time) smile

WhoAmIGoingToBeToday Mon 20-Jul-20 00:00:55

Good

WatchoutfortheROUS Mon 20-Jul-20 00:02:27

Yes!!!

tenlittlecygnets Mon 20-Jul-20 00:03:52

Good!!

Destroyedpeople Mon 20-Jul-20 00:05:10

Good. It's a full body contact sport where people get hurt.
It's not bloody dressage is it?

Mycatismadeofstringcheese Mon 20-Jul-20 00:08:07

Although the cynical part of me thinks the guardian are printing it before it is officially announced to drum up an outcry to get it changed.

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Mycatismadeofstringcheese Mon 20-Jul-20 00:13:19

Oops about double thread. Did look but missed it.

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