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Adaptive Powerlifter Marybeth Baluyot Is Not Your Inspiration Clickbait

Marybeth Baluyot has no interest in being an “inspiration” to average professional athletes, at least not in a manner that recommends she needs to be worth less than them. A competitive powerlifter, periodic Olympic weightlifter, and the co-founder of the Handicapped Girls Who Raise podcast, she’s a strong advocate for more inclusivity in strength sports. …

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The Best Resources for LGBTQ+ Strength Athletes

Developing a neighborhood of strength athletes for yourself when you’re a queer lifter can be … made complex. Transphobia and homophobia in strength sports, well, it’s not non– current. There’s the gendered competition classifications that frequently exclude trans and nonbinary lifters, the periodic ableism, and the kind of “old fashioned” views that tend to fester …

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