transphobia

A collection of 9 posts

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

The Opposite of Fair Play: Part III

January 04, 2018

The Opposite of Fair Play: Part III by Andrew

The vast majority of sports organizations lag behind current scientific and cultural understandings of gender and inclusion in sports -- so what is their path ahead? More importantly, how are their current policies deficient?

The Opposite of Fair Play: Part I

October 18, 2017

The Opposite of Fair Play: Part I by Andrew

This is the first of a three-part series that will explore the history of gender testing in sports and how it affects the modern sporting climate. Part I looks at the early origins of gender testing. Governing bodies in sports, from minor leagues to major