Trans Liberation, Biological Determinism and Sports

Socialism 2019

July 04, 2019

A recent ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport targeting Olympic runner Caster Semenya would force the athlete to take drugs to limit the naturally occurring testosterone in her body. This talk will look at the controversy surrounding this and similar issues, and the larger implications for trans athletes and how their bodies are policed as part of competition.

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