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Outrage After Commentators Misgender First Ever Openly Non-Binary Olympian

SPORTbible
SPORTbible
 2021-07-29
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Several Olympic commentators have attracted heavy criticism for repeatedly mis-gendering an athlete at the Tokyo Games. Alana Smith made history by being the first non-binary competitor at an Olympic level and competed in the skateboarding street event. While they took part in the women's event, they still go by the...

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Gabbylou
07-29

the commentators didnt mess up, she is a female. it doesn't matter what she feels like being today. the fact remains she is still female. so I think she is the one messed up. where do people come up with this stuff. Geez

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BirdFancier
07-29

OMG, how absurd. These are the most bizarre Olympics ever. It's supposed to be about athletics, not glorifying a degenerate. There is no such thing as "non-binary." It's more like mental illness and she needs therapy rather than being celebrated. "They/them." Give me a f'kn break. WTH ever came up with that nonsense? 🙄

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Sebastian DePalma
07-29

Headline: "Olympic athlete wants to single-handedly change the English language." A singular human being is either a he or a she. Two or more humans are they and them.

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