For the second year in a row, a transgender wrestler has won the Texas girls' Class 6A pound division. He beat Chelsea Sanchez — whom he beat for the title in — in the final match Saturday. Video posted online showed a mix of cheers and boos from the crowd following Beggs' win. It was Beggs' steroid therapy treatments while wrestling girls that stirred a fierce debate about competitive fairness and transgender rights last season.
Asheboro teen makes wrestling history by winning wrestling championship
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For whatever reason, one of the most prevalent male fantasies in modern culture is seeing two women engage in a sexual experience together. Given that the entire point of being a lesbian is that a woman has no romantic interest in men, this seems a little counterintuitive, and yet in the world of popular culture, semantics like these are a little bit less important. Thanks to a certain sports entertainment impresario being one of the men who buys into this fantasy even more so than most, World Wrestling Entertainment and other professional wrestling companies have been especially guilty of turning their employees into lesbians simply to titillate a crowd. Were McMahon or any other promoter able to handle LGBT characters with the proper respect and care, maybe a storyline like this could actually entertain an audience in a non-sexual way.
Transgender Texas wrestler wins second high school girls title
Girls-only wrestling is not recognised in North Carolina. As is the case in many states across the US, there are not enough girls wrestling in secondary schools for a division to be formed. So when Heaven Fitch set her sights on becoming a wrestling champion, it was always going to mean facing a field made up of mostly boys.
Mack Beggs, an year-old senior from Euless Trinity High School near Dallas, entered the tournament in Cypress outside of Houston with an undefeated record. He beat Chelsea Sanchez — who he beat for the title in — in the final match Saturday. Beggs is in the process of transitioning from female to male and taking a low-dose of testosterone.