Tag: Laurel Hubbard

Tokyo Olympics: History-maker Laurel Hubbard says she is not a transgender role model, but athlete!

The first openly transgender Olympian said on Tuesday (August 3) she would likely retire from weightlifting and felt her landmark…

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Expert: Transgender Olympic athlete could polarize opinion

A U.S. expert on transgender rights and politics says the participation of New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard at the Tokyo…

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NZ weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to become first transgender athlete to compete at Olympics

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will become the first transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics after being selected by New Zealand…

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New Zealand weightlifter to become first transgender athlete to compete at Olympics

Laurel Hubbard hefted 628 pounds (185 kilograms) in two lifts on the way to qualifying in the women’s super-heavyweight division…

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