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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Discette
The bold statement shows you do understand the...

The bold statement shows you do understand the concern that underlies this entire issue.


I am glad the PDGA adopted guidelines because having zero regulations is assuredly unfair to female...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 01:33 AM
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Posted By Halcσn
Ok, that makes sense. Yea, we'll see what she...

Ok, that makes sense. Yea, we'll see what she says.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 01:24 AM
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Posted By Nova P
Well she'll have to confirm this, but I think she...

Well she'll have to confirm this, but I think she means that transgender women who are sticking to the regimen of hormone therapy (or who have had their testes removed already) have so little...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 12:47 AM
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Posted By Nova P
Dude, combine your posts. Anyway. Does...

Dude, combine your posts. Anyway.



Does she? I must have missed that. I've not been paying super close attention the last dozen or so pages, which probably makes us pretty similar. Link please?...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 12:27 AM
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Posted By Nova P
You're right. For me it's not about a team win...

You're right. For me it's not about a team win (or sticking it to the other team), as much as it is about following the data where it leads, and trying to achieve goals which increase human...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 12:15 AM
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Posted By Noill
These rules are an attempt to get it right. ...

These rules are an attempt to get it right. Laura and Nova support that effort. They want it to be right. At least, this is how I interpret it.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-16-2019, 06:22 PM
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Posted By ru4por
I would be more comfortable if you spoke for...

I would be more comfortable if you spoke for yourself......not us, or society.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-08-2019, 05:37 PM
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Posted By DiscgolfStu
Female protected divisions/sports are fantastic...

Female protected divisions/sports are fantastic for getting women to play. I care very deeply about progressing female athletes, so I'm certainly not trying to produce any more barriers by what I'm...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-08-2019, 03:03 PM
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Posted By ChrisWoj
No need to be, c'est la vie. My situation was not...

No need to be, c'est la vie. My situation was not very bad. It was just an example of how one has to be able to exist on the course outside of the chaos.



That's the thing - in the moment, on...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-08-2019, 01:30 PM
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Posted By DiscgolfStu
What I said was: So, in this case, Chris...

What I said was:

So, in this case, Chris Evert didn't grow up playing and competing in the men's circuit. Of course she lost. She spent her whole life training to compete with and beat other...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-08-2019, 11:32 AM
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Posted By shakatak
So are you saying that with "supportive...

So are you saying that with "supportive environments, coaching, access to resources, level of competition and determination" women would be able to compete with men at any sport? I can't really tell...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-08-2019, 10:56 AM
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Posted By DiscgolfStu
Just want to point out that Paige Pierce and...

Just want to point out that Paige Pierce and Kristen Tattar finished better than 11 men at the USDGC. Those men were rated anywhere between 950 and 1003 and at least one of them is twice the size of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-08-2019, 07:17 AM
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Posted By DavidSauls
Yes, I (personally) agree with your position and...

Yes, I (personally) agree with your position and the PDGA's decision.

I just think the Climo/Phelps/individual physical attributes argument is a weak one. It's conflating physical variations...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-07-2019, 01:23 PM
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Posted By DavidSauls
The thing adopting IOC standards, is we have to...

The thing adopting IOC standards, is we have to assume they have looked at a lot of science and a lot of medical research. Probably more science behind that, than anywhere else in the debate. It...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-06-2019, 11:30 AM
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Posted By Noill
(((gingerandhoney))) One online hug for you...

(((gingerandhoney)))

One online hug for you girl!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-04-2019, 12:23 PM
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Posted By DiscFifty
btw..the only reason I commented like I did was...

btw..the only reason I commented like I did was because of your earlier post witch made it sound like you were a bit depressed about the current state of events:

"It's like I can't play disc golf...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-04-2019, 09:58 AM
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Posted By robdeforge
I just wanted to say that while I totally get...

I just wanted to say that while I totally get that it's impossible to let the trolls not get to you at least a little, it's really awesome to see how you've handled yourself in the face of their...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-05-2019, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Steve West
Why are we talking about skill? There is no cap...

Why are we talking about skill? There is no cap on how good a player can be and still qualify for an age or sex protected division. Those divisions cater to players who want to play with others...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-05-2019, 07:39 AM
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Posted By DavidSauls
I'm on your side. I think the PDGA has made the...

I'm on your side. I think the PDGA has made the best ruling, all things considered. I just don't think you can dismiss that aspect of it, other than to say it's outweighed by the rest.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-05-2019, 06:58 AM
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Posted By DavidSauls
Here's what does imply it: (1) Outside of...

Here's what does imply it:

(1) Outside of the trans- issue, men have inherent athletic advantages over women. There is strong evidence from the results we see. If not true, why have separate...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-04-2019, 03:53 PM
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Posted By Discette
Forgive me for not realizing you just turned pro....

Forgive me for not realizing you just turned pro. PDGA records indicate you were playing in Pro divisions since 2010, hence my confusion. I guess when I read "reclassified" I was thinking Pro to Am...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-04-2019, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Nova P
No. It's spelled out in black and white in...

No.

It's spelled out in black and white in the policy on eligibility for gender-protected divisions. The instant he begins taking hormone therapy for transition from female to male, he is...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-04-2019, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Arisugawa
Slight correction. You are referring to...

Slight correction.

You are referring to transgender women here, not all transgender people, correct? Transgender men would be undergoing testosterone therapy and whatever the equivalent surgeries...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-03-2019, 06:52 AM
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Posted By AshleyH
I can't imagine all of what you've been through,...

I can't imagine all of what you've been through, but keep on going girl!! It sickens me that you have so many obstacles to overcome, just for being you. I'm used to being the minority in disc golf,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-03-2019, 06:04 AM
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Views: 44,774
Posted By AshleyH
Pro Worlds is in Utah next year, just saying. I...

Pro Worlds is in Utah next year, just saying. I live about an hour from the courses.
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