August 07, 2021
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
August 03, 2021
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
June 08, 2019
On Thursday night I was on the subway in Toronto with dozens of Blue Jays fans who had attended the Jays' Pride Night game at Rogers Centre. Many were still wearing the free giveaway: a Jays rainbow Henley. From the conversations I overheard and the
January 04, 2018
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?
October 24, 2017
Women, trans folks, and athletes with intersex traits are subjected to regular violations and evolving humiliations all in the name of "fair play."
October 18, 2017
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