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"This means contact rugby for players in the female category will be limited to those whose sex was recorded as female at birth."

Ugh. I'm so tired of this stupid semantics game.

The sex which is recorded at your birth is the sex you are right now. That will never change. Not with a piece of paper, not with anything. It simply will never change.

These stupid news articles are basically writing pieces to tell us that, iN ShOCkiNg NeWs, men are being banned from female sports.

Boo hoo.

At least it's better than saying "assigned at birth". And saying "recorded female at birth" technically doesn't guarantee a belief that sex can change.

I suspect this writer gave some real consideration about how to word this accurately without outraging the woke mob.

[–] ProxyMusic 0 points Edited

Yeah, but "recorded female at birth" leaves a huge loophole for the many people whose sex was not recorded at birth - or in childhood - because they grew up without ever seeing a health care provider or having their births recorded and registered. There are lots of people in the world today who for whom there are no medical records or other records like birth certificates dating from infancy and childhood showing what their sex was thought to be at birth and growing up.

A ton of XY DSD athletes like Caster Semenya, Francine Niyonsaba, Christine Mboma, Barbra Banda, Dutee Chand and many more have taken advantage of the fact that they never got birth certificates or saw doctors when they were growing up to horn in on girls' and women's sports starting when they were in their late teens.