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The Path to Trans Victory

August 07, 2021

The Path to Trans Victory by Andrew

A trans athlete is an Olympic champion. Canada's thrilling victory over Sweden for soccer gold came down to penalties, with Canada's Julia Grosso making the winning kick. With that kick, Quinn, the Canadian midfielder, became the first publicly out trans and nonbinary Olympic medalist. The

When History Happens, Will Canadians Hear It?

August 03, 2021

When History Happens, Will Canadians Hear It? by Andrew

When the Canadian Women's National Team defeated their American counterparts 1-0 to advance to the gold medal game at the Tokyo Olympics, they secured more than a historic birth in the final for Canada. It was also a moment to celebrate for trans and nonbinary

On the NHL's Colossally False "Allyship" Origin Story

November 04, 2019

On the NHL's Colossally False "Allyship" Origin Story by Andrew

On Monday, The Athletic's Katie Strang wrote the latest edition of the now-annual "what will it take for an NHL player to come out as gay" piece. It's not the first (see: 2015 by Pierre LeBrun [https://www.tsn.ca/patrick-burke-nhl-is-ready-for-a-gay-player-1.388059]; Brian Burke to