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Biological males win women’s cycling event, kiss while third place female cares for child

Biological males win women's cycling event, kiss while third place female cares for child

Emily Bridges and Lilly Chant, two biological men who identify as transgender, won the first and second place slots at London’s ThunderCrit cycling event on…

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Emily Bridges and Lilly Chant, two biological men who identify as transgender, won the first and second place slots at London’s ThunderCrit cycling event on Thursday. According to Reduxx , ThunderCrit is London’s largest fixed gear cycling race. The victory was announced on Twitter by the Women’s Rights Network , a UK based organization defending women’s sex based rights. The tweet continues, "Notice anything different about them compared to the cyclist who takes third place?"

Third place went to the only biological woman in the photo. She’s pictured holding her child and standing in diminutive regard to her biological male counterparts.

In response, one tweet reads, "This pic tells the story of gender ideology perfectly. Men first, women & childrens needs last." Bridges and Chant’s victories contribute to a growing trend of biological men, who identify as transgender, competing in and dominating women’s sports. UPenn swimmer Lia Thomas has won swimming competitions by unprecedented margins while openly laying ambitions towards the Olympics. Last year power lifter Laurel Hubbard was named "Sportswoman of the Year."

All three victors competed in ThunderCrit’s Lightning category, which their website specifies is for "cis-women, non-binary people" and "trans men and women whose physical performance aligns most closely with cis-women." The site continues that "cis-people cannot choose their racing category. Cis-men will race in the Thunder category, cis-women will race in the Lightning category."

Prior to Thursday’s race, Bridges had been unable to compete in women’s cycling events. As reported by Outkick , Bridges couldn’t race in the […]

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