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World Athletics Council restricts male-to-female transgender athletes

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MONACO—In a move that its President, Sebastian Coe, said “is a decisive move to protect the female category,” the World Athletics Council announced on March 23, 2023, it will exclude male-to-female transgender athletes who have been through male puberty from female World Rankings competition, effective March 31, 2023. World Athletics, formerly known as the “‘International […]

Trans Athletes: Policies, Inclusion and Contradiction

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Many athletic organizations have revised their policies to create fairness for trans athletes, all while taking contradictory approaches. The contradictions are stark as organizations struggle to determine whether or not trans women hold physical advantages over their biologically female competitors. Some of the bigger policy revisions have come from organizations like the International Olympic Committee […]

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