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Switching Teams

imagesAlways a standout, Schuyler Bailar won countless races on girls’ swim teams through high school, with All-American times both junior and senior year. But at Harvard University, Bailar decided to swim on the men’s team. The transgender athlete is no longer winning races, but says in his first television interview he has won a personal battle by making a difficult choice and being true to who he is. Bailar, who may be the first openly transgender male athlete to compete in a NCAA Division I men’s sport, tells his story to Lesley Stahl on 60 Minutes.

 

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This entry was posted on April 28, 2016 by in ATHLETIC MATTERS, TRANS* MATTERS and tagged , , , , , .
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