PBS's Alcindor: 'Transphobic' to Say Men Are Competing in Women's Sports

PBS's Alcindor: 'Transphobic' to Say Men Are Competing in Women's Sports


Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” PBS “Washington Week” host Yamiche Alcindor reacted to former President Donald Trump’s keynote address for America First Policy Institute’s America First Agenda Summit in Washington, D.C.

Alcindor noted that Trump “went on a long rant” in which he criticized allowing biological men to compete in women’s sports.

The PBS host said Trump “used transphobic language” because he said men were trying to compete against women, as seen with University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas, a biological male, racing against women.

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According to Alcindor, Trump’s comments regarding transgender athletes were “not the right the way to talk about that issue.”

“When [Trump] started talking about the election and the conspiracy theories, people started standing up and cheering in a

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