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“I knew there would be scrutiny against me if I competed as a woman. I was prepared for that. But I also don’t need anybody’s permission to be myself and to do the sport that I love.”

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I knew there would be scrutiny against me if I competed as a woman. I was prepared for that. But I also don't need anybody's permission to be myself and to do the sport that I love.

Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas in an interview on being the first transgender athlete to win an NCAA Division 1 title.
— Lia Thomas
June 1, 2022