Because “trans women in sports, oooooooh!” is seemingly the one front in the fight for LGBT rights where scared bigots have decided they might have a chance to win, it is crucial to keep these facts in mind when sensationalized stories of trans wins spread through the media. As trans people become more and more accepted in sports, there’s going to continue to be some very good trans athletes making headlines, and then some average ones, and then some bad ones. We can’t let the success of the best be used as a weapon against everybody else.