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Leveling the Playing Field

August 18, 2023

Mangal's joy on the football pitch has more to do with his journey of self-discovery than his sporting ambition. Mangal is transgender. Joining Ya'All Sports Club, a football team for trans men, was crucial for finding his sense of self. Based in Manipur, his football team fights for inclusion and acceptance in sports across India.

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Sports Life — Overcoming Challenges with Sports

Everything we know about life can be found in sports: Success and failure, euphoria and despair. Sports Life tells stories from across the globe, where sports drives personal growth and changes lives.