This past week, USA Hockey released its new regulations for transgender and non-binary inclusion. Evaluating this policy requires an acknowledgement of the highly transphobic times in which it was released. It comes the same week as the United States Supreme Court upheld President Trump's transgender military ban and in which
On September 27, U Sports, the national governing body for university sport in Canada, released its transgender inclusion policy. The policy applies to approximately 14,000 student-athletes at its 56 member universities.  The policy takes effect immediately, and is a welcomed addition the Canadian sports landscape.
Prior to the
Last week the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) released new regulations for women's events titled Female Classification (Athletes with Differences of Sex Development). These regulations are currently valid and the new testosterone limits will be enforced beginning on November 1, 2018. The IAAF claims these new regulations are designed
This is the third piece in a three-part series about gender policies in sports. The first piece addressed the history of gender regulations and testing at the Olympics in the 20th century, highlighting that such policies led to discrimination against gender diverse competitors. The second piece focused on 21st century
This is the second of a three-part series that explores the history of gender testing in sports and how it affects the modern sporting climate. Part I looked at the early origins of gender testing; Part II looks at the years between 1999 and the present day and how gender