German city allows non-binary people to swim topless

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The sports board in the city of Göttingen, Germany, voted to allow topless swimming during the week after a non-binary swimmer sparked a debate about the issue.

The discussion that led to the decision began in August 2021, when a non-binary person came to swim topless. The pool staff, who perceived the visitor as a woman, decided that the person had violated the rules of the pool.

As a result, topless swimming was allowed on weekends at four city pools earlier this year.

A large number of swimmers were satisfied with the option of topless swimming, a representative of the city government said on Friday.

The city has not reported any incidents since that change in May.

An estimated four to five non-binary people took advantage of the new rules.


Source: Vesti online by www.vesti-online.com.

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