'Lia' Thomas wins and the patriarchy rejoices
Not even the second scandalous victory of swimmer 'Lia' Thomas is enough to break the media silence on the incredible injustice of men's bodies in women's sports. In the meantime, Iowa has signed a decree to save competitions from these invasions. Another thirty or so US states are planning similar laws. And Australia's prime minister is committed to women's sport. BREAKING NEWS: FLORIDA GOVERNOR RON DESANTIS HAS REFUSED TO RECOGNISE THOMAS'S VICTORY AND HAS DECLARED HIS COMPATRIOT EMMA VEYANT (RUNNER-UP) THE LEGITIMATE WINNER OF THE COMPETITION.
"Lia" Thomas, THE trophy-stealing swimmer (see here), easily won the American University League (NCAA I) final, as predicted. However, she did not receive any ovations at the finish line. All the applause went to the girls, the real winners: runner-up Emma Weyant, Erica Sullivan (third) and Brooke Forde (fourth). The photo of the podium (top) is worth a thousand words: Thomas towers alone on the left, in front of the sign with the number 1, while the three girls embrace and celebrate [...].