Episode 2, The OPEN+
This episode is all about OUTWOD’s OPEN+ Leaderboard for the CrossFit games! Every year, athletes from around the world compete in a global competition called the Crossfit Open. However, the leaderboard divides people into 2 categories: Male/Female, and doesn’t allow transgender folks to compete as their identified gender. This forces them to compete as their gender assigned at birth.
OUTWOD’s OPEN+ is the first leaderboard that won’t put people into gender categories. It breaks down barriers for transgender and non-binary athletes – making the whole experience more inclusive. We also dive into our love of Lady Gaga, other queer icons, and whether or not you’d rather have a bowler hat sewn to your head forever, or a monocle superglued to your face forever.
OBSESSED: Deitra Hicks Humming in People’s Court – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXdL022Qb6I
REGISTER FOR THE OPEN: www.iamout.org/open – www.iamout.org/open
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