Trans swimmer Lia Thomas became NCAA champion in the women’s 500 freestyle at the NCAA swimming championships.
Lia Thomas spent 21 years of his life as a man.
He started competing against women in swimming this year and became a national champion.
Our daughter’s sports are not a plan B for failed male athletes.
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This shot from the podium was telling.
Following Lia’s historic win UPenn decided to shut down comments on their Instagram congratulations post.
They were too afraid of what the American public thought of her win.
The second-place finisher Emma Wyant was flooded with congratulations “to the real winner” comments.
Emma placed second in Tokyo at the Olympics but second to Lia Thomas on Friday.
Hat Tip A and M.