Megan Rapinoe Blasted Over Social Media Comments About Girls Competing Against Trans Athletes

USA women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe drew heavy fire once more after her latest controversial statements on social media.

Specifically, she was ripped when she argued that female athletes and their parents should get over advantages that biologically male transgender athletes have over them.

Rapinoe told Time magazine in an interview published Sunday that she is “100% supportive” of “trans inclusion” in female sports, smacking down any concerns about fairness.

“I would also encourage everyone out there who is afraid someone’s going to have an unfair advantage over their kid to really take a step back and think what are we actually talking about here,” she said.

“We’re talking about people’s lives. I’m sorry, your kid’s high school volleyball team just isn’t that important,” she said.

Her comments drew a lot of negative responses online when several users pointing out that she’s close to retirement.

Daily Wire Editor Emeritus Ben Shapiro wrote, “Just a note: if biological males were allowed to play against the US Women’s National Soccer Team, Megan Rapinoe and crew would get their asses kicked by a bunch of junior high boys.”

He also linked to a 2017 story from CBS Sports about an under-15-year-old boys academy team besting the U.S. Women’s National Team in a scrimmage.

Conservative writer Jim Treacher was even blunter, writing: “I got mine. F**k them kids.”

PR professional Vanessa Santos criticized, “Megan Rapinoe can safely say these things because she is near retirement and she isn’t in danger of being replaced by a transgender athlete. She’s doing nothing to preserve the future of female sports.”

“Megan Rapinoe is selfish,” Santos added.

“Megan Rapinoe has 2 World Cup medals and an Olympic gold thanks to sex segregation in sport,” another Twitter user railed at the athlete.

“Her team couldn’t beat 15 year old schoolboys. At a recent UK cycling race, trans and non binary males were allowed to race against ‘Cis women,’ men took 10 out of 12 podium places.”

“Here’s the thing: Megan Rapinoe is a liar,” conservative pundit Ian Haworth wrote. “She just thinks she’s safe. The moment a man takes her roster spot, she’ll be outraged — as she should.”

“Yes, by all means, crush the dreams, spirits and dignity of children — as long as it provides ideological satisfaction to rich and famous adults,” former Trump senior advisor Stephen Miller said.

“This is ridiculous,” former Wisconsin GOP Governor Scott Walker remarked.


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