The new rules, expected to be adopted soon by the International Olympic Committee, will make it possible for more trans athletes to go for the gold.
The International Olympic Committee voted in favor of 40 new rules, including one that protects people against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Will that help LGB athletes?
Olympian and gay ice skater Johnny Weir on his love for Russia, that one time he called LGBT activists 'idiots' (and then apologized), and the importance of a great pair of leggings.
Following the controversy around holding the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, with its anti-LGBT policies and environment, the International Olympic Committee takes a stand against discrimination.
The scientific authorities have said multiple times that intersex women don't have an advantage in athletics. So won't the sporting authorities just let them play?
The United States Olympic Committee announced that it has expanded its existing nondiscrimination policy to include protections for sexual orientation.
The International Olympic Committee said it doesn't have the authority to interfere with the laws of the nation hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics.