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Hubbard received praise from sporting associations too.

July 30 2021 8:03 PM

The U.K. magazine published articles offering "both sides" to the debate over trans women in sports — and one refers to trans women as "biological males."

July 29 2021 4:40 PM

Zillmann thanked her girlfriend after medaling in the quadruple sculls.

July 28 2021 3:44 PM

The disturbing testimony of the Capitol Police, rising fear of COVID, and the gymnast's mental health struggles prove this summer is nearly as fraught as the last.

July 28 2021 1:59 PM

History-making weight lifter Laurel Hubbard will be the first out trans athlete to compete in the Olympics.

July 28 2021 11:24 AM

The out instructor keeps her energetic classes flowing so that others will follow to their own degree of comfort, all while calling out to her queer community.

July 28 2021 8:30 AM

The out dancer and Peloton instructor views his classes as a tool for staying in shape and making an impact during tough times.

July 28 2021 8:30 AM
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