Lia Thomas Reddit – Lia Thomas has gone viral on Reddit these days. Trans swimmer Lia Thomas has given her first meeting since crushing two United States records in races the last the end of the week.
The 22-year-old understudy from Austin, Texas, contended in the Zippy Invitational in Ohio where she broke two records in the 200m and 500m freestyles, with the University of Pennsylvania affirming that she had wrapped up “best in the country” at those races.
Her successes, nonetheless, pulled in a flood of hostility to trans analysis, with reporters saying Thomas ought not to have been permitted to contend in the ladies’ group, regardless of NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) rules permitting her to.
In a meeting with SwimSwam, which covers school and Olympic swimming news, Thomas lauded the new International Olympic Committee (IOC) rules on trans competitors, which state there ought to be no assumption that trans ladies enjoy a programmed upper hand over cis ladies.
Thomas’ successes come as ten US states, including Texas and Florida, have chosen to restrict trans competitors from contending in female games at schools.