Eye of the Tiger. The photographer told us to look aggressive. My attempt wasn't convincing. Anyway, I was wandering the halls during lunch, and a man seated behind a folding table made eye contact. This irritated the shit out of me. I went over and signed my name on the sheet.
Transgender Teen Boy Wins Texas Girls' Wrestling Title
Should High School Boys Be Wrestling Against Girls?
There once was a day when such a question would have been met with nothing but scoffs. That day seems like a long time ago. In fact, it was Brendan Johnston's second forfeit of the tournament -both coming against girls. Johnston stated he wasn't comfortable wrestling a girl, and also that he doesn't want to treat a girl with physical aggression on or off the mat. Consequently, he opted to forfeit the match. I have a lot of respect for this young man for staying true to his own personal values and morals.
Should Boys and Girls Wrestle Each Other? A Case Study in Sex and Cultural Gender Confusion
Camila Domonoske. Beggs, a transgender boy, is required by state policy to compete against girls. The Texas state wrestling championships aren't usually national news. But they made headlines this weekend when a year-old transgender boy — barred by state rules from competing in the boys' league — won his weight class, against girls. Mack Beggs, the teenage boy in question, hasn't sought the spotlight.
Coaches and parents make nasty comments. Male opponents get squeamish or forfeit in protest. It can be discouraging for a teenage athlete looking for the toughest competition she can get. Growing up in Colorado, Gray was an oddity on the club team coached by her uncle. The same was true for Helen Maroulis, another top U.