Having set a world record, 18-year-old South African runner Caster Semenya is being subjected to extensive “gender testing.” Misrepresentations of intersex notwithstanding, this controversy has brought the idea of non-binary gender to MSNBC, the AP, and NPR and The Nation Magazine. What do you think can be done with our current binary-gender/sex-based sports segregation to achieve fair competition? For instance, David Zirin suggests on NPR separation by muscle mass or weight class.
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