. At the Olympics: Games grapple with trans athletes « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Axios — After 125 years of having no openly transgender competitors at the Olympics, there are several transgender and nonbinary athletes at this year’s Games.

While still small in number, the presence of trans athletes has been a major point of controversy at these Games, coming up repeatedly at press conferences and in newspaper headlines around the world.

There are at least four trans and nonbinary athletes in Tokyo: Canadian soccer player Quinn; U.S. skateboarder Alana Smith; BMX Freestyle rider Chelsea Wolfe, an alternate for Team USA; and Laurel Hubbard, a New Zealand weightlifter set to compete on Monday.

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