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James Carameta

Happy National Coming Out Day! West Hollywood Aquatics unquestionably welcomes trans and non-binary swimmers and water polo players to our team, to our spaces, and firmly supports their full inclusion and representation in local, national, and international competition. We are disappointed by the updated FINA Policy on the Eligibility of Men's and Women's Competition Categories that is contrary to their mission to “elevate the importance of aquatics worldwide by providing a framework for increased participation.” This new policy establishes a framework of exclusion rather than inclusion, and reinforces existing stereotypes...