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Gabby Ludwig deserves to play

Insensitive comments raise question about participation, with obvious answer

Updated: December 12, 2012, 2:24 PM ET
By Christina Kahrl | ESPN.com

As a society, we need to talk about a future that includes transsexual athletes, because they're here, and they've come to play. We need to understand and accept the reasons they should be allowed to compete, the same as everybody else.

This point came into focus again last week when two radio co-hosts and a guest on a Washington, D.C., station -- an affiliate of the ESPN network -- weighed in on the subject of Gabby Ludwig, a 50-year-old woman and a military veteran who's playing ...

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