Outsports.com posted a statement from the LGBT Sports Coalition today urging CrossFit to allow Chloie Jönnson to compete against women. If you haven’t already seen or signed my MoveOn.org petition with GLAAD urging the same thing, please check it out.
Trans* athletes face discrimination and inequalities in many areas of athletics, which is why it is so important that Chloie’s case be documented and discussed – hopefully this will bring about change for CrossFit and other organizations will take notice.
“An organization cannot rightfully claim to welcome trans athletes with ‘open arms’ and then create conditions which prevent them from participating,” said triathlete and Transathlete.com founder Chris Mosier.
Read the Outsports article here.