Gender Testing for Athletes Remains a Tough Call

ISG Director Dr. Eric Vilain writes an article for the NYTimes addressing gender testing for athletes.  He writes, “When men are more talented than others, it is an expression of the beauty of sports. But when women outcompete others, suspicions about eligibility and arguments for a level playing field often arise.  Sports officials are faced with an impossible quandary: a socially imposed sex division in sports (allowing half of the world’s population to have a chance at winning) with no clear objective way to draw a line between male and female.  So what should be done?”

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