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Thursday, November 28, 2019

The most well-known brand in the sport of boxing, Everlast, has hired the first professional trans boxer to be a face of the company in their new "Be First" campaign. Patricio Manuel is a five time USA female national amateur boxing champ. In December 2018 he became the first trans boxer to have a pro fight and the first transgender boxer to win a pro fight. When asked about Everlast, Manuel said "they were very earnest. They said, We think your story is important because it represents the diversity of boxing.' And I think that's something people aren't aware of unless you're involved in the sport itself: people think about the big fights, but they don't think about the community and the people that really make up this sport, and it is incredibly diverse ... Everlast wanted to showcase that."

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#1 | Posted by hamburglar at 2019-11-27 02:38 PM | Reply

WTG Dear.CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#2 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2019-11-27 02:41 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Most guys who beat up women end up incarcerated.

#3 | Posted by Spork at 2019-11-27 09:02 PM | Reply

Nah, most of them get away with it.

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-11-27 09:03 PM | Reply

I get people's discomfort with being allowed to choose your own gender.

I even get the argument that it's unfair to females.

That's a problem for sports, not for transgender people.

#5 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-11-27 09:07 PM | Reply

#5 | POSTED BY SNOOFY

You missed the obvious ....

#6 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2019-11-27 10:39 PM | Reply

I bet Comrade Jeffry will spawn some faux outrage over this.

#7 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-11-28 03:08 AM | Reply

All you have to do is claim to be mentally unstable now and you can take a bunch of steroids AND fight with people who aren't allowed to take a bunch of steroids. Sad, but, hey, these are the times we live in.

#8 | Posted by Merovigan at 2019-11-28 09:46 PM | Reply

All you have to do is claim to be mentally unstable now and you can take a bunch of steroids AND fight with people who aren't allowed to take a bunch of steroids. Sad, but, hey, these are the times we live in.

POSTED BY MEROVIGAN AT 2019-11-28 09:46 PM | REPLY

We trans people aren't mentally unstable. Typical TERD.

#9 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2019-11-28 09:48 PM | Reply

You trans people think your biological sex isn't accurate. That's akin to thinking your height isn't accurate or your race isn't accurate. It is, by definition, a mental issue. You ARE what you're born as. You can act however you want, but you are what you are and if you think differently then that's clear evidence of a mental health issue.

Sorry you're broken that way; please don't ask for special treatment, though.

#10 | Posted by Merovigan at 2019-11-28 09:52 PM | Reply

You trans people think your biological sex isn't accurate. That's akin to thinking your height isn't accurate or your race isn't accurate. It is, by definition, a mental issue. You ARE what you're born as. You can act however you want, but you are what you are and if you think differently then that's clear evidence of a mental health issue.
Sorry you're broken that way; please don't ask for special treatment, though.

POSTED BY MEROVIGAN AT 2019-11-28 09:52 PM | REPLY

You need educated because you're sorely lacking.

#11 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2019-11-28 09:54 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

If by "education" you mean "gaslight into believing biological differences aren't real" then we have very different definitions of education.

#12 | Posted by Merovigan at 2019-11-28 10:00 PM | Reply

For the person who doesn't know what he's talking about: sitn.hms.harvard.edu

#13 | Posted by hamburglar at 2019-11-29 06:41 AM | Reply

1. It doesn't even make it pas the end of the second paragraph before it conflates biological sex with gender identity. These are not the same thing - biological sex is real, gender identity is a psychological manifestation of feelings. And when said manifestation leads one to believe they are "the wrong" biological sex, that's a mental condition.

2. Bathroom bills are probably unnecessary since biologically based bathrooms aren't necessary. Anyone that wants to assault someone in a bathroom isn't going to let societal norms of which to go in deter them. These bills are more about making the mentally ill feel worse about their illness.

3. Sexual orientation has no business being discussed with Transgenderism. They're completely different, and I don't consider homosexuality as a mental condition. Sexuality exists on a continuum. Biological sex does not, and

4. Gender isn't a thing - it's an invention made back in the 50's, by someone who defended pedophilia (en.wikipedia.org), to give us new ways to feel special without having to actually, ya know, DO anything. Or accomplish anything. "Oh, you think you're a man trapped in a woman's body? You're super special now!!" Before John Money only words had Gender. Had their been no John Money, David Reimer would have had a much better life.

5. You can express yourself however you want - if you want to be a male that dresses up like what society expects females to dress up as, so be it. You do you, boo. But you're not female, you're a male that likes to dress up as a female and THAT IS OK. It's a mental issue, sure, and it's weird and outside the norm but, hey, that's who you are so own it. Lots of people have mental health issues - pretending away their issue isn't helping anyone.

#14 | Posted by Merovigan at 2019-11-29 07:43 AM | Reply

Trans haters are the ones with mental health issues.

Merovigan has already posted here 4 times. He's obsessed to transhate.

#15 | Posted by danni at 2019-11-29 08:07 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

You can get a horn grafted onto your head, but that doesn't make you a unicorn.
MV kind of has it down except for the mental health part. I agree though that biology is biology, and that's OK.
As far as sports go, they play by made-up rules, so they can do whatever they want. It seems to me that a separate open category is what's needed. One where anyone can compete with anyone. Or, just get rid of gender requirements completely.

#16 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2019-11-29 08:33 AM | Reply

Why Transgender People Experience More Mental Health Issues

#17 | Posted by hamburglar at 2019-11-29 09:21 AM | Reply

#15
Classic tactic to stifle discussion and dissent. Typical of fascism.

#18 | Posted by Merovigan at 2019-11-29 11:25 AM | Reply

wat

#19 | Posted by hamburglar at 2019-11-29 02:13 PM | Reply

Free country but any female that boxes this athlete is going to be at a physical disadvantage. I am not sure who everlast is trying to appeal to but I don't think this will work out the way they want it to.

#20 | Posted by byrdman at 2019-11-29 07:15 PM | Reply

It sure seems like there's a very irate boxer in this thread who didn't get picked by Everlast to be their spokesperson.

#21 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-11-29 07:26 PM | Reply

Free country but any female that boxes this athlete is going to be at a physical disadvantage.
#20 | POSTED BY BYRDMAN

You didn't read the article. Patricio is a trans male. He doesn't fight women.

#22 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2019-11-30 12:01 AM | Reply

#18 what is exactly?

#23 | Posted by jpw at 2019-11-30 02:04 AM | Reply

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