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International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee's new framework scraps blanket testosterone limits in favor of letting each sport's governing body determine eligibility for trans and intersex athletes. 

November 17 2021 12:02 AM

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.

January 22 2016 3:11 PM

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?

December 08 2014 6:51 PM

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.

November 13 2014 6:00 AM

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.

September 25 2014 7:10 PM

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?

September 18 2014 6:00 AM

The United States Olympic Committee announced that it has expanded its existing nondiscrimination policy to include protections for sexual orientation.

October 11 2013 4:03 PM
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