Tag: Sports

A photo of Fallon Fox and competitor Tamikka Brents squaring up before the big fight. Just kidding, its actually a photo of cosplayers from video game convention E3 dressed as Tekken characters peforming pre-match poses. I thought it would be funny to use a photo that wasn't Fallon Fox and Tamikka Brents for reasons that will become obvious when you read further into the article.

Fallon Fox hits back after BBC apologise for platforming her

After anti-trans groups, some who have notably said some very awful things themselves, complained to the BBC about comments made by former MMA fighter, Fallon Fox; the BBC apologised. Just like that! No protests, months of organising or appealing ECU decisions necessary! Weird!
BBC apologises to transphobes; The BBC logo on a curved red-brick wall. BBC's Obfuscation of Transphobia article.

BBC continues to help manufacture transphobic culture war over sports

Fairness in sports is important, but it will never be achieved through bigoted nonsense like the kind advanced by the BBC in this piece. I would say the BBC should know better, but we already know it doesn't. Its happy to join the bandwagon of anti-trans sensationalism for the sake of a few clicks. You know, the usual horrific bigot crap our community has come to expect from media giants around the world.