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
This is the first of a three-part series that will explore the history of gender testing in sports and how it affects the modern sporting climate. Part I looks at the early origins of gender testing.
Governing bodies in sports, from minor leagues to major international organizations such as the
Professional sports is an entertainment product, and as a result, every sporting league that hopes to be profitable has to be conscious of exactly what they are selling. It's important that the product be entertaining, and it's easy to sell violent theater -- the NHL and pro hockey have excelled
On Friday, Harrison Browne, a forward in his second season with the NWHL's Buffalo Beauts, publicly announced that he's a transgender man. It was a historic moment for North American professional team sports, and a series of scheduled features, interviews, and posts went live throughout the day. In the future,
When I was a kid, I was always taller than everyone else. When we had picture day at school, from kindergarten to grade eight, I was inevitably the one in the middle at the back of the class portrait who towered over the other kids.
The same was true of