WHO IS A WOMAN IN SPORT?
by Kenan Malik
This essay, on the related but separate debates over Caster Semenya and over transgender athletes, was my Observer column this week. (The column included also a short piece on creating vaccines for low-income countries) It was published on 5 May 2019, under the headline ‘Caster Semenya is a victim of rules that are confusing and unfair’. Should women with naturally elevated levels of testosterone be able to compete in women’s events? That’s the question with which athletics has been grappling over […]
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