Transgender With Male Pattern Baldness Wins Women’s Weightlifting Title

A transgender woman who was a man until a few years ago won her first international women's weightlifting title in Australia on Monday.

Laurel Hubbard, a 39-year-old transgender who was a man until a few years ago, won her first international women’s weightlifting title in Australia on Monday, demolishing four national records and beating the next closest competitor by a colossal 19 kilograms.

However competitors were left enraged when they discovered that Laurel previously competed at national men’s level as Gavin Hubbard. reports: The 39-year-old lifted 123kg in the snatch discipline, and then produced a clean-and-jerk lift of 145kg for a 268kg total – 19kg better than the second-placed competitor.

Hubbard was congratulated by her competitors after the ceremony.

However, afterwards, bronze medallist Kaitlyn Fassina was less effusive about the transgender winner.

She is who she is. That’s the way the politics…and what the New Zealanders have decided. I can’t say much more than that. She is seen as female and that’s the way it is.

Two-time Olympian Deborah Acason went further.

“If I was in that category I wouldn’t feel like I was in an equal situation. I just feel that if it’s not even why are we doing the sport?

Weightlifting New Zealand’s Emma Pilkington said Hubbard was feeling “overwhelmed“.

She’s so genuine, she loves all her team-mates and her teammates are all really supportive.

That result will give Hubbard a major claim for selection for the NZ weightlifting team for next year’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia.

It’s understood Hubbard, who once competed at national level as Gavin Hubbard, transitioned in her mid-30s.

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  • disgustingsickos

    I am an Australian and we are just as disgusted with all this transgender bullshit as every other sensible country….. It is not accepted here… it is deplorable.. and an abomination to God….

    • Ral Sim

      God don’t exist

  • SpidermanVitamin

    That is a man. He was born male, he looks like a man, probably sounds like man, its a fucking man. Enough of this pc transgender bullshit already.

    • Jon

      lol, you gotta give em libtards a ducking medal for trying, oops, that’s where it it started, no losers. It seems they will have to find out the hard way, Karma is a bitch.

    • Ral Sim

      fuck you in mouth

  • Arno van Harskamp

    This guy …err… woman should be totally disqualified. Using male biogenetics to cheat ‘her’ way to a win. Despicable.

  • SpidermanVitamin

    I don’t think transgender should be allowed to compete in gender specific competitions. This is at least the third article I have seen of a man competing as a woman and crushing the woman’s competition.

    In this particular case, the it in question was born male, looks like a man, and probably sounds like a man. It is a man.

    • Jon

      No one wants to wake up from a good dream, eventually everyone wants to wake up from a nightmare, lol

    • gingercake5

      In the U.S. there’s a young woman wrestler who wants to be a man, so is taking testosterone. “Strangely enough,” she is now more buff than the other girls, and wins her contests handily. They don’t have anti-doping rules apply to her. People will simply stop watching or supporting sports.

  • itibi ra

    I totally agree. Anyone born a male (and therefore IS a male, no matter how much they mutilate their bodies) should not only be banned from any type of female-gender specific competition, but should also be banned from using any female facilities, including washrooms. The entire LGBTQXYZ!@# is disgusting and an abomination which describes NOT gender. It is a non-issue designed to divide-and-conquer western society and to undermine and obliterate morals.

    • gingercake5

      Your last sentence sums it up nicely.

  • Jacques Devin

    The tomboy feminists finally getting what they been asking for… proof that women can’t compete physically with men. you asked for it, live with it and stop whining, bitching about it…

    • Jon

      Good point. This basically throws the whole “feminist” culture crusher BS on its head. I wonder how long it will take for the LT’s to work it out, lol

  • Jimmy

    So wrong.Who ever is running these events is one dumb person.