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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 NWSL's Performance of Trans Inclusion

April 07, 2021

On the NWSL's Performance of Trans Inclusion by Leo Baudhuin

I'm having a really hard time reconciling the NWSL's trans athlete policy with its self-professed trans and nonbinary inclusion. "We see you, hear you and celebrate you," the NWSL tweeted on Trans Day of Visibility – but I haven't seen the league do anything to support