|Quinn, 25, made her Canadian women’s soccer team debut in 2014 and won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, but last year she officially declared herself a Transgender. Photo: AFP|
In the final of women’s football at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, Canada defeated Sweden in a thrilling match and won the gold medal.
With this victory, midfielder Queen, who is part of the Canadian women’s soccer team, has also become the first Transgender to win Olympic gold.
Quinn, 25, made her debut for the Canadian women’s soccer team in 2014 and won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, but officially announced last year that she ia a transgender.
Earlier, she was considered a woman, but Quinn said she had long been concerned about her gender, not what people thought she was.
“Declaring myself a transgender was a big decision because the treatment of transgender people in our society is very painful,” says Quinn.
She says the fight is not over yet, many eunuchs are still kept out of the game, they are not allowed to fulfill their dream of playing in the Olympics, the fight will continue until they all come to this field.
Keep in mind that transgenders are generally accused of being physically stronger than women, so they should not be included in the women’s team or in the women’s category.
Quinn was declared a girl by birth and over time she realized that her body did not match her gender. Due to her size like a girl, she was retained in the women’s football team.
In 2004, eunuchs were allowed to compete in the Olympics. Transgenders who have been declared a girl by birth are allowed to compete without hindrance.
However, after the change in the Olympic rules in 2015, transgenders who have been declared a boy by birth are required to At least 12 months before the competition, lower your testosterone levels (male hormones).