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Old 08-08-2021, 05:35 PM   #277
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I debated whether to put this in the Trans athlete thread but this does not seem to be a situation where the athlete is trans. For what I can tell, her birth sex is female.

Gender Test Demanded for Olympic Sprinter Because She 'Ran Too Fast'

Thee things that peaked my interest besides the regular debate.

1. What the hell is a sex affirming test?

2. Why was it okay for her to run in the women's 200 as opposed to 400, her preferred event?

3. Given the debate about the COVID vaccine and mandates, I learned that there is a rule that woman athletes have to take medications that suppress their natural testosterone output in order to run at the highest levels because "such discrimination is a necessary, reasonable and proportionate means of achieving the IAAF’s aim of preserving the integrity of female athletics,”
There are those who are asking the devotees of civil rights, “When will you be satisfied?” We can never be satisfied as long as the Negro is the victim of the unspeakable horrors of police brutality.- Martin Luther King, August 28, 1963
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