As an ex-athlete (scholarship swimmer through college, if you must know) and a permanent Olympic sport addict (well, and baseball, also), the topic of trans inclusion in sport has been of extreme interest to me. There are reasons for this that go beyond the current debate.

In the late 1970’s…

Some commentary is required:

“Nevertheless, the extreme right-wing has masterfully turned the “controversy” into another means to exploit racial anxieties and hatred in a country of rapidly changing demographics to cement white racial domination.”

Seriously now. How many of the people railing about this issue in front of their local…

I love this little (physically) girl. Part of the reason is that she’s little only in stature. Her personality is huge, her influence on her sport is towering, and when US Gymnastics appeared ready to ignore the larger implications of what enabled serial abuser Larry Nassar, she took courageous action

(Originally wrote this one on March 9. New information has come to light since, making me feel really good about the original article. New discussion in the section below marked UPDATE.)

There are four groups of people who read that title:

  1. You didn’t take life science courses, and you think…

There are four groups of people who read that title:

  1. You didn’t take life science courses, and you think that this might be a nice article about a new Italian restaurant.
  2. You did take life science courses, forgot what that meant, and I just gave you an unpleasant flashback to…

Kady M.

Free markets, free minds. Question all narratives. If you think one political party is right and the other party is evil, the problem with our politics is you.

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