Nowadays this subject is all the rage. Can a person born a man compete in a women’s event if they are transgender. Is it gender discrimination if they cannot? This subject comes up in weight lifting, MMA and now is being discussed in the context of BJJ.
Let’s listen in on Joe Rogan’s discussion of this topic. What do you think about it with respect to Jiu Jitsu? In Jiu Jitsu you have weight classes and people say the focus is technique. Would you be opposed to a person who was born a male who is now transgender and competing in the women’s division? What should IBJJF do?
Listen to Joe Rogan below: