17-year-old transgender Mac Beggs can be a champion in wrestling among girls in the us state of Texas, if he wins in the final match, which will take place on Saturday afternoon local time, reports Associated Press.
This situation became possible due to the fact that the birth certificate of Beggs indicated a female. According to the laws of the state, to compete in the Championships against only the members of the same sex.
According to the parents of Beggs, he would like to fight for the title among boys. This idea is shared and opponents of the transgender who say that testosterone, which was attended Beggs in the process of “transformation” from girl to boy, made him too strong for a fair fight.
Meanwhile, last Friday, Beggs overcame three peers and made it to the finals. In his short career is transgender has managed to win 56 of wins in official matches. To lose him ever.
Note that according to a study by The Williams Institute at the University of California at Los Angeles, 150 thousand American children (0.7 per cent) aged 13 to 17 years identificeret themselves as transgender.