Here, let me massage your brain with some logic. Every opinion about Fallon Fox fighting in MMA is purely based on ignorance. Not in an offensive way, of course. We just don’t know enough about transgender culture or human biology (and the alteration of it) to make a definitive claim for (or against) Fallon Fox.
I hate to break the issue down to party lines, but the liberal reaction has been overall acceptance of Fallon Fox’s desire to fight women in MMA. The conservative perspective has been an abrasive rejection to Fallon Fox and all future issues of transgenders in sports. The fact is — we have no facts. If we do, then they have been deeply hidden under multiple-layers of pseudo-science and non-malleable opinion. If you’re expecting answers from that Dr. Johnny Benjamin guy that loves to squirm his way into the MMA world periodically, just remember that he’s a guy that claimed women weren’t physically capable of handling five, five-minute rounds. I will believe a warm jar of mayonnaise before I listen to anything he has to say.
We’ve been relatively quiet on MiddleEasy regarding Fallon Fox. It’s just entirely too complex of an issue for us to comprehend. However, we do have the ability to pinpoint transphobic and unscientific rants on the internet with incredibly high accuracy. Check out what FOX News writer Steven Crowder said in a piece about Fallon Fox published just yesterday.
In the name of political correctness, leftists have come out championing the cause, as Fallon ragdolls female opponents into oblivion.
I can just hear the critics now… “She’s a she!” “You just hate transgender people!” or of my personal favorite “your values are just archaic!”
Archaic values? Possibly. Here’s one to try on for size…
Unless you were born and raised a woman, you don’t go around hitting chicks.
It’s only natural for human beings to get squeamish at the sight of a lifelong male pummeling dames mercilessly, but it’s not an argument. So let’s use a scientific one! Surprisingly, human biology is not the homophobic, intrinsically anti-transgender medium that leftists would have you believe.
So let’s assume for a second that one can completely change their genetics (rather than the likely reality of having merely pushed certain, inconvenient gene expressions at bay) after having Bobbitt’d their wiener. It is still undeniable that for this person’s entire life, that he had the hormonal profile and capabilities of a man. This is of course to say nothing of the ligaments, bone density and overall musculature that has been built over a lifetime of… well, being a man.
Finally, let me present to you exhibit C: Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos. Once the definitive Strikeforce female featherweight champion, Cristiane found herself stripped of the title and suspended from fighting. The reason? You guessed it, anabolic steroids. See the reason for this is that often, hard as it is to believe, anabolic steroids assist drastically in improving one’s performance!
On a related note, Fallon Fox has being using steroids for decades.
They’re called testicles.
If you’ve had them, grown up with them and used them… you don’t get to beat up women.
For those looking for a good counter-point to this article, check out this Media Matters article by Carlos Maza titled ‘Fox News Columnist Launches Transphobic, Unscientific Rant Against MMA Fighter.’