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Laurel Hubbard


Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard finally got to compete at the Tokyo Olympics

August 02, 2021 10:44 pm

Hubbard made a heart gesture to the audience with her hands before leaving the competition arena. Even without completing a lift, she was a pioneer for transgender athletes.

Explained: Will Laurel Hubbard be the first of several transgender competitors to qualify for women's events in Tokyo?

June 22, 2021 8:07 am

New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has become the first openly transgender athlete selected for the Olympics. Do rules allow trans athletes to participate? Has her participation prompted controversy?