Amanpour and Company

Trans Athletes Are Fighting for the Right to Play

Clip: 06/16/2021 | 17m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

Mack Beggs was a star wrestler at his Texas high school. Although he was a transgender boy, he was told he had to compete on the girls’ team. Mack’s story is one of several featured in the Hulu documentary “Changing the Game.” Beggs joins the show alongside his grandmother Nancy to speak with Hari Sreenivasan about his experiences and the recent wave of anti-trans legislation in the United States.

Aired: 06/16/21

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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