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Tom Daley Is 'Furious' Over International Swimming's Trans Ban

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Advocate cover star, told iNews at a press conference Friday. The iNews piece is available to subscribers only, but several other outlets, including the BBC, have summaries.“You know, like most queer people, anyone that’s told they can’t compete or can’t do something they love just because of who they are, it’s not on,” Daley said. “It’s something I feel really strongly about.

Giving trans people the chance to share their side.”The new FINA policy, announced this month, bars trans women from competing in women’s events if they haven’t transitioned by age 12 — so anyone who’s gone through any aspect of male puberty can’t compete as a woman.

FINA is also exploring an open category of competition that would likely let trans women participate.The policy came after the International Olympic Committee last year decided to allow each sport’s governing body to set standards for trans people’s participation.

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