‘Transgender’ Athlete Unfairly Wins Australian Weightlifting Competition

New Zealand “transgender” weightlifter Laurel Hubbard (born “Gavin”) won the women’s over 90kg weightlifting division at the Australian International this past weekend. Though the International Olympic Committee turned a blind eye to the fact that Gavin had an unfair advantage in the sport as a biological male, several competitors complained about the unfairness. Despite the uneven playing field, Hubbard will go on to represent New Zealand at the 2017 Commonwealth Games.

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