This World Cup has demonstrated on the largest possible stage the competing forms of patriotism that exist in the United States. This is also a team that openly, unapologetically, and joyfully projected its LGBTQ inclusivity and identity.
While acknowledging that the ruling discriminated against female athletes with naturally elevated levels of the growth hormone, the CAS thought it necessary to ensure “fairness” and the creation of a level playing field
The United States women’s soccer team has taken on leadership roles in their own sport while becoming advisors to female athletes around the world. Aly Raisman’s lawsuit against the US Olympic Committee is a call for justice and true accountability.