Individuals seem born with a basic sense of fair play, and perceiving hard-working, well-deserving or brave individuals treated unjustly inevitably rankles. So condemnation of the New Zealand Olympic Committee’s decision to allow Laurel Hubbard to compete in the women’s weightlifting is increasing worldwide. Born a man named Gavin, previously competing in male weightlifting for many years, Hubbard decided at age 35 to live as a woman and change his name.
The increasing phenomenon of transgenderism may well be another of those passing waves of attacks sweeping the world against what most regard as reality, where individuals, born male or female in biological terms, wish to change their gender, which is based — apart from some very rare exceptions — on being born with XX or XY chromosomes.
However, from the ideological...
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