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Will Johnny Weir Accept the Challenge to Be Gender Tested?

“Every little boy should be as lucky as to turn into me, and that’s all I have to say,” Johnny Weir tells fellow figure skater Dorothy Hammill, responding to the Canadian sportscasters who (jokingly!) suggested, on air, that Johnny be subjected to a gender test.

What do we have here? Oh, just another reason that Weir is not, in fact, some “bad example” — as the sports commentators claimed — for little boys who want to get into figure skating, but instead a guy who won’t let comments by the ignorant get in the way of his passion. You know, a role model.

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