Bianca Hillier wears a yellow shirt and is smiling.

Bianca Hillier


Bianca Hillier is a reporter and producer for The World. She also is the producer and host of The World's daily smart speaker show called "The Number in the News," which is available on Amazon and Google devices. Before coming to The World, Bianca worked in television at CBS News and NBC News in New York City.

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Tokyo Olympics

Momentum builds for Japan to pass LGBTQ equality act before Tokyo Olympics

Olympic Charter rules explicitly ban “discrimination of any kind” at the Games, including discrimination based on sexual orientation. But Japan, set to host the Tokyo Olympics this summer, doesn’t have any national anti-discrimination laws for the LGBTQ community. Two different bills — one from opposition parties and one from the ruling party — have now been written for submission to the House of Representatives. The World's Bianca Hillier reports.

Tokyo Olympics

Despite the ban, will athletes protest at the Tokyo Olympics?

After an 11-month review process, the International Olympic Committee’s 17-person Athletes' Commission has reiterated their support for a ban on protests and demonstrations at official ceremonies, on the field of play and on podiums. But commission chair Kirsty Coventry says defining what the punishment for these protests looks like is not her responsibility. The World's Bianca Hillier reports on how this may play out in Tokyo this summer.