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Okay, I know this is a troll thread, but if I could be serious for a moment...

I think there's too much focus on "representation" these days, and I say this as a member of a minority group. Talent should trump tokenism. Don't push a trans performer or a gay performer just to fill a quota. If that trans or gay person happens to be a talented enough pro wrestler, then hell yeah, give them a spot. Pat Patterson was gay, but he was great at his job, hence becoming the first ever IC champ. Don't do it just so you can say, "look how progressive we are!" Same deal with race. All over Twitter today- "you had Bianca lose in Black History Month? Reeeee!" Come on. Odds are she features heavily going forward, she might even get in the Mania match for a triple threat. Which is good because she's that talented. But she didn't need to win just because it's Black History Month.

I'm disabled. I have no desire to see a disabled person in a prominent spot in pro wrestling. Unless they happen to be talented enough to contribute. AEW had that guy with no legs in their Casino Battle Royale. "Look how inclusive we are!" But he couldn't realistically do much beyond ticking that diversity box.
 

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This is obviously a troll, but if there is a good trans wrestler, no matter which way they've transitioned, go for it. Shoving someone in that position tokenistically is shallow and weak though.
 

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Yeah unless they get someone who's legitimately transgender... There will be people who aren't happy at all.


Apparently actors can't be actors anymore.

I'm also with the opinion that transgender women being in sports with biological women is unfair. I suppose that would make an interesting storyline in wrestling. But I don't think WWE are willing to make narratives like that anymore.

Also the fact that it's a work, so it doesn't matter if women can't compete with transgender women. Not to mention the fact women have been historically able to compete with men in WWE. But you could still make a story with it I suppose.

If it were up to me I'd have transgender women against men.... It's already been shown women of similar size can "compete" with men in WWE. Why does that change just because someone identifys as a women.

But I also understand that probably won't be a popular opinion.
 

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As a wrestling fan, whos sexual orientation shall remain unmentioned because it has no relevance. I think that talent and marketability should be a deciding factor. Not gender oe sexual orientation.
 

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I didn't notice until someone called you on it, but you really do open most posts with "as a gay wrestling fan"...

If you're serious I dont believe you should do something like this just for the sake of being woke. Sure, if a trans man or woman came along with the talent, then by all means strap the rocket to them.

But fake progressiveness is just going to lead to a mountain of outrage and blowback. Things like that are best left to happen organically. It would be an insult to all the viewers to just shoe horn someone in this position
 

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I'm not upset I made a rant about OP.

No one should be forced to wrestle as a different gender. We can have representation of trans, bisexual, and gay wrestlers without forcing other wrestlers to be that. I know you're a troll. Everyone in this thread knows it. the mods know it. But, you're still here. This site has gone to complete shit.

They had a perfect opportunity with Santina in the Women's Royal Rumble.
Santina broke boundaries by being the first male ever in an all women's Royal Rumble. He is a trend setter. #givemenachance

How was the name 'Rookie of the Year' still available by 2015?
 

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As a gay wrestling fan I think it’s time WWE got with the time and had a transgender champion.
AEW is ahead of the game and I know of 4 new friends that are now watching it because of Nyla Rose’s success as their women’s champion.

Could WWE work a story whereby one of the top talents can do something similar?

Brock
Bray
Bryan
Braun
Big E
Bobby Lashley

all have it in them to create a female persona. This could bring so much good publicity to the WWE as well as big money!
You don't say....
 

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As a gay wrestling fan...
So are you a wrestling fan that happens to be homosexual or are you a wrestling fan that is gay as in "jolly"? Or are you even just a fan of gay wrestling? :confused:

Anyway...there's absolutely no need for neither a transgender championship nor pushing a transgender to be any kind of champion, just because he is transgender.... if someone is talented, over with the fans and just happens to be transgender, than i have no problem if they put a title on him/her/it, but not for the sake of pleasing a certain minority
 

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As a gay wrestling fan I think it’s time WWE got with the time and had a transgender champion.
AEW is ahead of the game and I know of 4 new friends that are now watching it because of Nyla Rose’s success as their women’s champion.

Could WWE work a story whereby one of the top talents can do something similar?

Brock
Bray
Bryan
Braun
Big E
Bobby Lashley

all have it in them to create a female persona. This could bring so much good publicity to the WWE as well as big money!
No disrespect to you. I want to point out I support your rights and I have nothing against homosexuality. That being said no one cares you are gay. Same way that no one cares that I am straight. Being gay or straight doesn't make anyone special. You can be proud of what you are my friend but what I don't like is when it is glorified. I don't think someone being gay is a good thing, neither it is a bad thing. But in this day and age it's almost as if society is encouraging people to be gay because it makes them "proud" or "strong". Shit you even got people that suffer from gender dysphoria and people actually encourage to change genders. I just feel like being proud of sexuality is pointless. I guess my whole point is in a nutshell, it's ok that you are gay but that should not be your identity you feel me. Be more then that be you know an actual successful person regardless of your sexuality. Because that shit doesn't matter in my opinion what matters is who you are. So I don't care at all about all that.
 

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So are you a wrestling fan that happens to be homosexual or are you a wrestling fan that is gay as in "jolly"? Or are you even just a fan of gay wrestling? :confused:

Anyway...there's absolutely no need for neither a transgender championship nor pushing a transgender to be any kind of champion, just because he is transgender.... if someone is talented, over with the fans and just happens to be transgender, than i have no problem if they put a title on him/her/it, but not for the sake of pleasing a certain minority
That's what I'm saying. That's giving preferential treatment to be simply because of sexuality. That sets a dangerous precedent. Success should be off merit alone. Not pity points to please the LGBTQ
 

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OP is gay but doesn't know the difference between transexual and transvestite. :lmao
 
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