Trans athletes will now be allowed to compete in the Olympics without getting surgery first

Joe Morgan | Gay Star News | January 22, 2016

The International Olympic Committee will be allowing trans people to compete without being expected to get surgery first, according to a new report.

New guidelines have been put in place to ensure trans people are not excluded from competing in the worldwide sporting competition.

The IOC have found: ‘To require surgical anatomical changes as a pre-condition to participation is not necessary to preserve fair competition and may be inconsistent with developing legislation and notions of human rights.’

Read more


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s