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Excluding trans athletes is ‘dehumanising’ says transgender boxer

Excluding trans athletes is ‘dehumanising’ says transgender boxer

The world’s first male transgender professional boxer, Patricio Manuel, has said it would be “dehumanising” to exclude trans athletes from competitive sport, as it had transformed many lives. [There has been recent debate] over the participation of male-to-female trans athletes, who have been allowed to compete in the Olympics since 2016, if their testosterone levels […]

Transgender fighter wins in historic pro debut

Transgender fighter wins in historic pro debut

Patricio Manuel made boxing history on Saturday night, becoming the first transgender male to fight professionally in the United States. Manuel, 34, beat Hugo Aguilar by unanimous decision in Indio, Calif., on a Golden Boy Boxing fight card.