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StephanieMarch 19, 2019

One lesbian athlete has come out against biological women having to compete against biological men and that is Martina Navratilova, who has been an advocate of gay athletes for years. She was on the board of Athlete Ally, who advocated for LGBT Athletes. After Martina’s statement they kicked her out. Her is a link to an article about this blowback. https://pjmedia.com/trending/lgbt-sports-group-drops-martina-navratilova-over-objections-to-transgender-athletes/ Another athlete who spoken out is Ronda Rousey who had some blunt language about Fallon Fox in 2015 and I really can’t imagine her changing her feelings on this. Here is a link to an article on Jezebel and I’m sorry about the language but it is very graphic. https://jezebel.com/fuck-moving-on-talking-to-fallon-fox-about-fair-fights-1720469599

JAKELLMarch 19, 2019

I would like to see Meridian Magazine do a story about how this ideology is part of K-12 online curriculum and assessments in Utah and America now. I would be happy to write it. Utah parents, Can you see your children’s school assessments? The major assessment companies are following UN assessment policy to track children’s values, attitudes and beliefs around sexuality and a host of progressive political issues. In addition, Utah’s legislature just passed a law to put more counselors in Utah schools. The catch? The school counselors association is training counselors to “affirm” gender identity confusion. This nonsense is not being held at bay. It’s right here where UN policy is being implemented in our local schools

SageMarch 19, 2019

The wonderful organization Big Ocean Women is at CSW now promoting a family friendly viewpoint of women. Pray for them and donate to their cause. Follow their work on Facebook and Instagram.

KennedyMarch 19, 2019

That ought to make an impact on the Olympics!

Ann-Marie JensenMarch 19, 2019

Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

Susan SpringMarch 19, 2019

I have many times written that gender was a social construct, and is not the same as sex. We should stop using the word gender altogether and use biological sex instead. What is and has been happening is an assault on biological women that began a very long time ago. I am hoping that women, especially those in sports, refuse to run/play against biological men who 'think' they women. The assault on biological women has been ongoing for centuries and will likely ramp up.

A. BinghamMarch 19, 2019

Great article. I only add that feminist theorists borrowed from socio-cultural anthropological definition of gender. Gender is a key concept in the discipline of anthropology. Sex and gender are defined differently in anthropology, the former as grounded in perceived biological differences and the latter as the cultural constructions observed, performed, and understood in any given society, often based on those perceived biological differences. Throughout the 20th century and the rise of sociocultural anthropology, the meaning and significance of gender to the discipline has shifted. In early ethnographic studies, gender was often synonymous with kinship or family, and a monograph might include just a single chapter on women or family issues. Despite early female pioneers in the field, it was not until the 1970s and 1980s and the real rise of feminist anthropology that gender as a distinct area of theoretical and methodological interest took hold within the discipline. The concept has now taken on a political life of its own, as this article clearly highlights. It is this commentator's conclusion and that of many others, in the media, press and at all levels of governance and private sector, the term has become weaponized as a means to attack and destroy, sady. An excellent synopsis of this history can be found at: https://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199766567/obo-9780199766567-0009.xml

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