Trans cheerleader removed from camp after ‘choking teammate’ who called her 'a man with a penis’

Averie Chancel Medlock, 25, was kicked out of the Ranger College cheerleading camp in Texas following the incident

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A transgender cheerleader has been removed from a cheerleading camp after reportedly choking a teammate who told her that she was “a man with a penis”.

Averie Chancel Medlock, 25, was kicked out of the Ranger College camp in Texas, US following an altercation with a 17-year-old female teammate, known as Karleigh.

Police were called to the scene as other participants of the camp locked themselves inside a room to hide from Medlock, News.com.au reports.

Medlock, who was subsequently removed from the camp, took to social media to explain the incident.

Averie Chancel Medlock
Averie Chancel Medlock
Medlock says she is "officially retired as a cheerleader" following the incident
Medlock says she is "officially retired as a cheerleader" following the incident

The trans cheerleader said on Facebook: “Well guys I’m officially retired as a cheerleader as of last night at 5:30am.

“A girl on the team was being very disrespectful and told me I am a man with a penis and that (men) should not be on the team.

“I stood up for myself and she called her mum and dad because she was scared because I (stood) up for myself.

“Her father said, ‘She still has testosterone and a penis and I will kill anyone who comes after my daughter.’”

The 17-year-old’s father, Mike Jones, denied the accusations.

He wrote on Facebook: “I ask you what you would have done when receiving a phone call at 1am in the morning from your daughter stating they had locked themselves in the room with other girls.

“At no time did I ever say anything about your race or your gender.”