Transgender Wrestler's State Championship Win Sparks Controversy After He Was Forbidden To Wrestle Against Boys!
Critics are up in arms over a transgender wrestler's undefeated season due to the fact that he's only allowed to wrestle girls.
Mack Beggs, who has been transitioning into a male and taking testosterone for more than a year, won the state championship match of the girl's 110-pound weight class.
According to the Forth Worth Star-Telegram, parents aren't thrilled by the Texas teen's stellar 55-0 season, calling him a "cheater" for playing in the girls' tournament while so "beefed up."
Girls in the tournament have forfeited rather than face the 17-year-old on the mat, and the controversy reached a peak when Mack clinched the championship on Saturday.
While some people are upset that the trans teen is competing with girls, everyone seems to agree the situation isn't the Trinity High School student's fault — as he says he'd rather wrestle against boys.
But due to state league rules, athletes are required to compete per the gender listed on their birth certificates.
Parents are especially upset by the league permitting Mack to use testosterone as a