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Tulsi & Riley Gaines talk Lia Thomas, Women’s Sports and Modern Feminism

Tulsi Gabbard talks about the question of modern feminism and the danger of efforts to erase women as an entire category of people. The 2020 presidential candidate is joined by 12x All American and 4x SEC Championship gold medal swimmer, Riley Gaines. They discuss fairness in women’s sports, what it was like competing against transgender swimmer Lia Thomas, and her mission to redefine feminism for the 21st century.

00:00 – Intro / What is Feminism? 03:04 – Interview w/ Riley Gaines Begins 05:40 – Why Riley Gaines spoke out on Lia Thomas 11:53 – What has the reaction been to Riley speaking out? 18:43 – Riley talks DMs and threats received on Twitter 34:48 – Nine PAC and redefining feminism 38:40 – Reaction to Tucker Carlson interview w/ Blake and Travis Allen 46:24 – FINA ruling on transgender athletes and its impact on female athletes 51:29 – Reaction to Lia Thomas receiving 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year Award 54:37 – What’s next for female athletes? 1:02:36 – Wrapping up The Tulsi Gabbard Show – Episode 8 Listen anywhere you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts: Spotify:

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  1. The actual problem here is that a thing like the NCAA exists. College was supposed to be a temple of knowledge, not a summer vacation for people who really enjoy running.

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