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Long Overlooked, Wyomia Tyus Is Seen as a Pioneer of Protests

To stay loose for the women’s 100-meter sprint at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, Wyomia Tyus danced the “Tighten Up” before settling into her…

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Olympics Gave Hope to Japan’s L.G.B.T.Q. Activists. But Old Prejudices Die Hard.

TOKYO — When Fumino Sugiyama, then a fencer for the Japan women’s national team, decided to come out to one of his coaches as a…

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