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Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard announces her retirement

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard announces her retirement

Laurel Hubbard announced her retirement from weightlifting following her disappointing loss at the Tokyo Olympics. The New Zealander made history as one of the first transgender competitors in the Olympics, but she struggled to make the grade and was knocked out early in the competition. “Age has caught up with me. In fact if we’re […]

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Tokyo: Two Districts to Recognize Same Sex Relationships

Tokyo: Two Districts to Recognize Same Sex Relationships

In Japan, two districts in the nation’s capital have made history by announcing an intention to allow same sex couples to formally have their relationships recognized. The Shibuya district in Tokyo was the first to announce its plans, with the mayor of the district making a statement last week. “We have decided to issue the […]

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