Editor's Picks

Other Sports
Local

Teaching them young

21 September 2021

Fairness vs. inclusion: Finding balance in rules for transgender athletes

Monday 2 August 2021 | Written by Ruta Tangiiau Mave | Published in Opinion

Share

Fairness vs. inclusion: Finding balance in rules for transgender athletes
Laurel Hubbard of New Zealand competes in the women’s over-87-kilogram division weightlifting event at the Olympics, on Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo. Luca Bruno/AP/21080231

The drugs for transgender females suppress testosterone but does not result in more feminine features, like higher voice pitch, more body fat to muscle ratio, whereas a transgender male taking testosterone will have a lower voice, more facial body hair, more musculature.

The drugs for transgender females suppress testosterone but does not result in more feminine features, like higher voice pitch, more body fat to muscle ratio, whereas a transgender male taking testosterone will have a lower voice, more facial body hair, more musculature.


To continue reading this article and to support our journalism

CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE NOW
for as little as $11 per month.

- Up to date and breaking news
- Includes access to Premium content
- Videos and online classifieds

Already a subscriber, click here

Our people. Our news. First.