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Olympics struggle with 'policing femininity'

Olympics struggle with 'policing femininity' — some female athletes required to undergo 'treatment' to make them 'less masculine'

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA— There are female athletes who will be competing at the Olympic Games this summer after undergoing treatment to make them less masculine.

Still others are being secretly investigated for displaying overly manly characteristics, as sport’s highest medical officials attempt to quantify — and regulate — the hormonal difference between male and female athletes.

This is utterly ridiculous.

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