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Archived article here: https://archive.ph/igWdw

Just want to take a moment to marvel about a publication called Scientific American running this piece. Truly terrifying, extraordinary times.

Moving on. I was wondering if anyone had done a takedown of this stupid article since I felt like it was needed, and thought if it hadn’t been rebutted already then I would have a crack at it. I found this

https://whyevolutionistrue.com/2021/03/17/scientific-american-transgender-girls-belong-on-girls-sports-teams/

Which although is a bit more cautious and polite than I think it needs to be, covers the bases pretty well. Just wanted to share as a resource. Countering this misinformation is important when you see it, if you can!

Archived article here: https://archive.ph/igWdw Just want to take a moment to marvel about a publication called Scientific American running this piece. Truly terrifying, extraordinary times. Moving on. I was wondering if anyone had done a takedown of this stupid article since I felt like it was needed, and thought if it hadn’t been rebutted already then I would have a crack at it. I found this https://whyevolutionistrue.com/2021/03/17/scientific-american-transgender-girls-belong-on-girls-sports-teams/ Which although is a bit more cautious and polite than I think it needs to be, covers the bases pretty well. Just wanted to share as a resource. Countering this misinformation is important when you see it, if you can!

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[–] Chopu 18 points (+18|-0) Edited

A biologist countering the article: https://twitter.com/SwipeWright/status/1371934158306480129?s=20

Twitter thread by another biologist finding holes in Turbans arguments: https://twitter.com/FondOfBeetles/status/1373475411368292356?s=20

Jack Turban has taken at least $15,000 from a pharmaceutical company that makes puberty blockers:  https://twitter.com/WomensLibFront/status/1372299539252707328?s=20

Here is a biologist countering Turban's dishonesty: https://twitter.com/SwipeWright/status/1372049047473725441?s=20

A Twitter thread by a detransitioner calling him out about the misinformation he is spreading:  https://twitter.com/ImWatson91/status/1369346387603775494?s=20

An Intersex person calling him out: https://twitter.com/XO83766320/status/1371919497129517057?s=20

Also, https://twitter.com/SwipeWright/status/1237292083251015680?s=20

First, this is from Scientific American, which is not a peer-reviewed journal. And second, this chart is very misleading and doesn't in any way demonstrate that sex is a spectrum.

Edit: Added the biologist's counter