One of the great ironies with respect to Pres. Joe Biden’s executive order allowing biological males to compete in girl’s sports is the fact that it is supported by the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF).
The founder of the WSF is Billie Jean King, a former professional tennis player who came to national attention in 1973 when at the age of 29 she won the televised “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match against Bobby Riggs, 55, a professional tennis player, hustler and loud mouth male chauvinist.
Some 50 million looked on while King beat Riggs at the Houston Astrodome, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3.
The Battle of the Sexes put King, now 76, and women’s tennis on the map. It was an important milestone in women’s athletics. But King and the WSF seem to have forgotten that Riggs was 55 years old on that fateful day. There’s no way King would have won had they been the same age.
So how can King and the WSF justify telling female athletes today that biological male transgender athletes who identify as female should be permitted to compete in women’s sports?Continue reading “Women’s Sports Foundation Plumbs Outer Boundary Of Rank Hypocrisy”