Transgender athlete Chloie Jonnson has filed a $2.5 million lawsuit against the CrossFit Games, a competition billed as the world’s premier test to find the Fittest on Earth.
Johnson filed suit after being told she would have to compete as a man in the competition which has been held annually since 2007.
‘Our decision has nothing to do with ‘ignorance’ or being bigots – it has to do with a very real understanding of the human genome, of fundamental biology, that you are either intentionally ignoring or missed in high school.’
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Surely it’s time to base the suitability of all athletes to compete as women according to hormone levels rather than assumptions about the persons genetics. They compound their ignorance by adding crude assertions and a personal slur.We can only hope Ms Jonnson is successful and that this badly handled decision