Transgender wrestler Mack Beggs wins second Texas girls' state championship

Mack Beggs of Euless Trinity defeated Chelsea Sanchez of Morton Ranch to defend his Class 6A girls 110-pound title during the UIL State Wrestling Championships

Transgender wrestler Mack Beggs is booed after second straight state title win | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

University Interscholastic League (UIL) deputy director Jamie Harrison said the League is willing to consider making an exception to competition rules if asked, but UIL has not received a request from the Beggs, according to Fox4 News.

In 2017, Beggs was 56-0, a record that included multiple forfeits by female wrestlers who viewed it as unfair or unsafe to compete against him.

"If he has been taking hormones or steroids, he should be wrestling boys", Roush argued, according to CNN. He is allowed to take the testosterone, even though State and UIL rules prohibit their use by high school athletes, because they are "dispensed, prescribed, delivered and administered by a medical practitioner for a valid medical goal". "People think Mack has been beating up on girls".

Beggs is now entertaining a scholarship offer at an out-of-state school. "It has more to do with skill and discipline than strength".

Although Beggs and his family have stated repeatedly that he would like to wrestle boys, the law does not yet allow it. Lets hope for a progressive change!

"I understand if you want to transition your gender", she said.

"I felt a lot more humble, he said". One mother told reporters that she was concerned about Beggs' steroid use.

"It sure as hell didn't stop me from doing what I wanted to do in the past, and it won't stop me from what I want to do in the future", Beggs said. No matter who you put in front of me, I feel like a champion no matter what.

Even though most conservatives would applaud Texas schools' traditional - or biblical - take on gender identification, many take issue with the fact that Beggs is able to take male hormones in the form of testosterone and compete, which is not allowed in most collegiate and professional sports because of its performance-enhancing effects that gives athletes an unfair and unnatural advantage. If he accepts, he would compete as a male in the NCAA. You can do that after high school. According to the Los Angeles Times, a lawsuit also sought to stop Beggs from wrestling girls, but that was dismissed by a county judge. "If you're going to talk down to someone that just wants to pursue a wresting dream, to pursue any dream in general, who are you to as a person to talk down to an 18-year-old that wants to succeed in life but can't do anything about it right now?" "This is what I worked for".

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