Caster Semenya

Gender

A Study Backing Caster Semenya’s Track Ban Was Seriously Flawed

Even before the study's forthcoming correction, many scientists agreed that the research was dubious.
Leila Ettachfini
8.22.19
Sports

The Incredible Hypocrisy of the Caster Semenya Ruling

A court has ruled that discrimination against intersex athletes is acceptable based on "theoretical" advantages. Now what?
Diana Tourjée
5.1.19
olympics

Female runners with high testosterone must take hormone suppressants to compete, sports court rules

The decision marks the end of a nearly yearlong battle between South African gold medalist Caster Semenya and the International Association of Athletics Federations.
Dan Ming
5.1.19
olympics

Caster Semenya, Scrutinized for Her Gender, Strides Into Olympic Finals

Olympic Caster Semenya's gender first came under public scrutiny seven years ago. This year, she's competing in Rio's Olympic games, spurring controversy that experts say is scientifically unfounded.
Diana Tourjée
8.18.16
Features

The Uncertain Olympic Future for Trans and Intersex Athletes

The participation of trans and intersex athletes in elite sporting competitions has been controversial for decades, and the debate is centered around testosterone.
Diana Tourjée
8.11.16
olympics

A Debate Over This Athlete's Testosterone Levels Could Redefine the Olympics

Caster Semenya said she has always been a woman.
Madison Margolin
8.5.16
Stuff

The Battle Between Professional Sports and the Intersex Community

Where else is the divide between male and female so clearly defined than in professional sport?
Wendy Syfret
4.28.15
olympics

Heroes, Martyrs, And Myths: The Battle For The Rights Of Transgender Athletes

The history of transgender athletes tells us that the U.S. and the world still have a long way to go to achieving true equality.
Parker Marie Molloy
11.6.14