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Policing Femininity

Some female athletes competing in the Olympics this year will be required to undergo medical treatment to make them less masculine. [more inside]
posted by Dipsomaniac on Jun 11, 2012 - 378 comments

What condition, if any, does Caster Semenya have?

What’s Caster Semenya’s diagnosis? According to somebody who isn’t a doctor, let alone Semenya’s doctor, the reputed intersex track phenom (previously) “has what’s called congenital adrenal hyperplasia.” At least, such is the declaration of Kristen Worley, an MTF transsexual cyclist. (The IAAF cleared Semenya to compete in July 2010, but vowed to keep medical details private.) [more inside]
posted by joeclark on Sep 7, 2010 - 66 comments

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