Yvonne Buschbaum Announces Sex Change

German Athlete Quits Track, Vagina

Former German Olympian Yvonne Buschbaum’s making some big changes this new year:

Buschbaum announced this week that she is retiring from track and field and that she will become a man.

“I feel as if I am a man and have to live my life in the body of a woman,” Buschbaum said in a statement… [She continued] “I am aware of the fact that transsexuality is a fringe issue, and I do not want to be responsible for it remaining on the fringe.”

Congratulations, Buschbaum! May you and your soon-to-be transformed bush have a good run!

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  • jbran

    Great headline.

  • Ryan

    I love his quote: “I do not want to be held responsible for it remaining on the fringe.” If only some American closeted athletes felt that way…

  • The Ghost of Sheckella Green

    Well good for you. And don’t worry about anybody holding you responsible for it remaining on the fringe up to this point. Personally, I like mine hanging outside the fringe, too. Go for it!

  • Robert-Chicago

    Isn’t this a second picture of Alicia Bridges?

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