Testing sex and gender in sports; reinventing, reimagining and reconstructing histories

Abstract

Most international sports organisations work on the premise that human beings come in one of two genders: male or female. Consequently, all athletes, including intersex and transgender individuals, must be assigned to compete in one or other category. Since the 1930s (not, as is popularly suggested, the 1960s) these organisations have relied on scientific… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.endeavour.2010.09.005

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@inproceedings{Heggie2010TestingSA, title={Testing sex and gender in sports; reinventing, reimagining and reconstructing histories}, author={Vanessa Heggie}, booktitle={Endeavour}, year={2010} }