transgender athletes

soccer

What Actually Happens When a Trans Athlete Transitions

Fears of trans women taking over women’s sports simply doesn’t match up with the reality of the effects that transitioning and hormone replacement therapy have on an athlete’s body.
Katelyn Burns
5.4.17
transgender athletes

Competitor Outrage After Kiwi Transgender Weightlifter Wins Aussie Women's Title

Her Australian victory could put her in line for selection be to the NZ weightlifting team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Ben Stanley
3.20.17
vice sports q&a

"I Wanted to Take the Mask Off": Harrison Browne on Coming Out as a Transgender Man in the NWHL

On Friday, Buffalo Beauts forward Harrison Browne became the first openly transgender athlete in U.S. team sports. In this VICE Sports Q&A, he talks about his decision to come out, the support he has received, and what comes next.
Kate Cimini
10.7.16
transgender athletes

A Girl in the Boys' Locker Room

I don't regret growing up as an athlete. But not everything about sports is healthy, and for me, as a transgender woman, the locker room was toxic.
Katelyn Burns
9.6.16
transgender athletes

Transgender Tennis Trailblazer Renée Richards Takes on the U.S. Open

In 1976, transgender athlete Renée Richards sued the United States Tennis Association in order to compete in the women's draw at the U.S. Open, a landmark case that still resonates.
Sean Newell
8.28.16
Sports

MMA Fighter Fallon Fox Is a Woman, Get Over It

Fallon Fox is the first openly transgender fighter in MMA history, but losing to her in a fight doesn't mean Fallon has an unfair advantage. It just means she's better than you.
Paris Lees
9.26.14