Trans Doctor Says Caitlyn Jenner is Wrong | 22 Words

A transgender doctor has slammed Caitlyn Jenner's claims that trans girls should be banned from competing in girl's sports...

And it's certainly sparked a complicated debate online.


Here's the full story...

Now, who doesn't know of Caitlyn Jenner?!


The former Olympian champion has made quite the life for herself and, believe it or not, there's so much more to her than Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

As a child, Caitlyn always had a passion for sports and athletics...


And this was her main drive throughout her entire education in New York and Connecticut.

Picking up on her talent, her college track coach encouraged her to train for the Olympic decathlon...

And in 1972, Caitlyn placed third in the Olympic trials and tenth at the Munich Games.

She went on to become one of the most beloved athletes of the '70s and the gold medal-winning track star set a world record in the decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, scoring a staggering 8,634 points.

But there's another thing Caitlyn is very well known for...

And that's Keeping Up With The Kardashians, of course!

Caitlyn became a huge part of the hit reality show...

via: Getty

And she had 2 children with momager Kris Jenner - Kendall and Kylie - and was hastily blended as a significant role model to all the Kardashian sisters.

But of course, we all know about the famous Caitlyn Jenner transformation.

via: Getty

Caitlyn first announced she would be beginning her gender transition back in 2015 - and she even launched her own reality show titled I Am Cait, chronicling her journey throughout her transition.

2 years later, in true Kardashian-Jenner fashion, she went public on the cover of Vanity Fair.

She underwent her final operation - the gender-reassignment surgery - in 2017.

In her debut Vanity Fair interview as Caitlyn, she explained how liberating it felt to finally be open as a woman:

"I have nothing left to hide. I am kind of a free person, a free soul. Up to this point, I would wear, you know, Bruce would wear sweatshirts with hoods on them so paparazzi can't get pictures and all that kind of crap."

It's been almost 6 years since Caitlyn came out as transgender...


And there's no denying how far she's come since!

Cait prides herself on using her celebrity status to spread a positive message of tolerance...

And she's super passionate about being an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community... especially when it comes to transgender children.

But last week, Cait opened up about the controversial debate surrounding transgender girls and women competing in sports...


And she claimed she does not believe they should be allowed to compete.

She says it's due to "fairness."


Caitlyn, who is currently running for governor in California, told a TMZ reporter on Saturday that it's "a question of fairness."

"That's why I oppose biological boys who are trans competing in girls' sports in school. It just isn't fair. And we have to protect girls' sports in our schools."

It was Caitlyn's first comment on the issue since announcing her candidacy to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, in a recall election...

And she's certainly ruffled a few feathers.

People are furious, to say the least.

But on the other hand, many agree with Caitlyn's views on the matter.

And now, Dr. Veronica Ivy has had her say on the controversy.


Now, we all know Veronica for being a transgender athlete, activist, and associate professor of philosophy at the College of Charleston... and she caused a lot of anger in 2018 when she became the first transgender world track cycling champion by placing first at the UCI Women's Masters Track World Championship.

Because Veronica transitioned later into adulthood...


Many slammed her for being at a "huge advantage" physically in comparison to her female competitors.

Anyway, Veronica has decided to speak out on TMZ Live about Caitlyn's stance on trans girls competing in sports...

YouTube / TMZ

And she's completely debunked the KUWTK star's opinion.

"It actually wasn't until recently that we finally studied whether there was a relationship between your natural, internal testosterone that has not been altered and your sport performance," Veronica explained.

​She insisted there is absolutey no relationship between testosterone and sports performance.

YouTube / TMZ

​"It wasn't until 2017 that we finally learned that there is no relationship between your natural, unaltered, internal testosterone and your sports performance... and that's true for all genders."

She was then confronted with the fact that generally, male biologies are stronger than those of females which enhances performance...

YouTube / TMZ

To which she replied with: "The truth is, we don't know what this performance difference is! It isn't as simple as natural testosterone, which isn't the reason. There are men with natural testosterone below the women's average, and they're competing at no disadvantage to men with 100 times the testosterone levels.

"So, there are certainly some biological reasons for men being bigger, stronger, and faster than women... but we do know that there are also social reasons," she said, before saying that young boys being encouraged into sports and to become "buff" more than girls is definitely a factor.

"Inclusion should be a default and sport is a human right."

You can check out Veronica's full discussion here.

What do you think? Do you agree with Caitlyn? Or do you think Veronica makes a valid point about how testosterone has nothing to do with a person's sporting performance?