Unfair Advantage Discourse in USA Powerlifting

  title={Unfair Advantage Discourse in USA Powerlifting},
  author={Cj Jones},
  • Cj Jones
  • Published 1 February 2021
  • Education
This essay follows the social life of testosterone during a presentation at a USA Powerlifting national governing board meeting. While feminist and queer sports analyses focus on the implication of hormone levels for intersex athletes, much less scholarship analyzes how the hang-up on testosterone itself—whether endogenously produced or pharmaceutically regulated—unjustly targets transgender athletes. Paying attention to how testosterone delineates the boundary between “fair” and “unfair… 
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