Not realizing, at first, that she had wandered into a hornet’s nest, Martina Navratilova joined the transgender debate last December.
She was perturbed by the growing encroachment of transwomen into female athletic competitions, replete with larger hearts and lungs and bones and muscles. (For a frightening taste of what this sort of thing can look like, have a look at MMA transgendered fighter Fox Fallon annihilating opponent Tamikka Brents, caving in her face and dispatching her, concussed and bleeding, to hospital for repairs: criminal assault and battery, in any other age, but perfectly legal – applauded, even - in this brave new era.)
The former tennis great on Twitter: “You can’t just proclaim yourself a female and be able to compete against women. There must be some standards, and having a penis and competing as a woman would not fit that standard.” Read the rest of this entry »