Transsexuals In Sports

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The focus of my paper will be around transsexuals - specifically male-to-female - competing in sports at the highest levels, such as competing in the Olympics. As these sports are mainly segregated by sex, it is important to consider individuals who are not within the ‘norm’ such as transsexuals and females with hyperandrogenism and how sex/gender policies will affect them. I will explore the implications of the Stockholm Consensus and issues surrounding it. This policy dictates that individuals who have undergone sexual reassignment must provide proof that their testosterone levels have been under a certain point for a minimum of 12 months and their gender identity must be declared. I will also examine the old way of determining who competes,
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