Lapel Pin Released to Commemorate Transsexuals in Athens Olympic Games

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International Olympic Committee approves transsexuals competing in their new gender

Transsexuals will be able to compete at the Olympics if they have had appropriate surgery and are legally recognized as members of their new sex, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday, May 17, 2004.

To commemorate this historic event, a 2.5-inch lapel pin has been made and is sold online at

The pin can be viewed here:

This Athens Transsexual Lapel Pin is sold online for $4.99.

About (, the largest independent

retailer of lapel pins in the world, is a five year-old company based in

Poway, CA. Every month, ships tens-of-thousands of collectible lapel pins to customers around the world. owns and manages NBCpins,, (licensed by NBC) which sells assorted show and logo pins from the NBC network. A sister company, Pin Pros ( designs and manufacturers custom lapel pins for large and small organizations including churches, charities, sports-teams, and companies like, NBC, AT&T, Maytag, and Hewlett-Packard. Soon, a new company will be opened called Jersey Pins ( JerseyPins will offer custom lapel pins for team-members such as Pop Warner, Little League, AYSO and others at very low prices. is located at 13100 Kirkham Way, Suite 208, Poway, CA 92064. Telephone 858.486.6077.

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