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New Zealand’s Selection of Transgender Weightlifter Raises Questions of Fairness

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 2:30pm 11/25/2017 at 2:30pm
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New Zealand has named transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to participate in the Commonwealth Games.  As Gavin, Hubbard was a national junior record holder in the male 105kg class.  As Laurel, Hubbard will compete in the female 90kg-plus division.

The New Zealand Herald reports:

Australia’s weightlifting chief says New Zealand’s selection of transgender athlete...

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New Zealand’s New Labor Government To Ban Foreigners From Buying Homes

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New Zealand’s new Labor Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has promised to improve the real estate market by banning foreigners from buying existing homes.  Australians would be exempt from the proposed ban.

The AFP reports:

The New Zealand government firmed up...

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