As previously reported by Liberty Nation, Lia Thomas, a transfemale swimmer at the University of Pennsylvania, has made waves in and out of the pool. She has been criticized and praised for being a successful athlete as a transgender person. Her fate at the collegiate level was unclear after USA Swimming released new guidelines that threatened her ability to compete in the NCAA Championship. However, after being cleared to swim, she took home first place in the 500-yard freestyle and was a contender in several other events. Her success is undeniably historical, but it may impact the future of trans athletes – positively or negatively. Taking Home a Title From the moment Thomas got national attention, predictions came that she would sweep the NCAA Championships. And although she has only taken one title so far, for some, that seems to be enough for the argument that Thomas holds an unfa...
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