Hard-hitting gender story about Caster Semenya situation

KW: I have excerpted the story from The Root/repost at Reclaim the Media below about Caster Semenya and gender testing. The story itself is even more controversial. One thing is that the article seems nearly cruel, in naming the ugly ideas that other people have about Caster. Difficult to decide in a situation like this: […]

Caster Semenya: Sports, gender identity, privacy

Quick summary: When track athlete Caster Semenya started standing out as a competitor, and as someone who looks different, The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) asked her to submit to a gender test. The testing takes awhile, so it was an ongoing controversy as Semenya won a gold medal. My thoughts: It is an […]

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