: I'm not a bigot Tobi
(BTW, I didn't say you would be one.)
: (actually the term in this case would be chauvinist)
"a person obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices"
: and I also think these women can do whatever they please.
Great! That's really great.
: My only concern is the hokey way this venture is being
: presented. I would like to see roller derby presented more
: closely to a legitimate sport
I think there's room for both. It's not as if they're trying to pursue this as an olympic discipline, and I don't see why they should; as far as I can see, their objective is simply a different one (not a lesser one).
Others can develop "legit leagues" themselves if they want to.
: legit roller derby league (an actual sport)
To me personally, that sounds boring.