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On Point For Love Episode 78: The Idiocy Of Gender Testing In Sports

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When 18-year-old World-class South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800 meters in the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships, her victory was even more remarkable in that she was forced to run amid a controversy that some people didn’t think she was a girl. Some people argued the female champion was actually a man and demanded further testing, or take the medal away. Today we’ll be asking should shorts allow gender testing. And what about during those times where there’s no clear cut answer to if the athlete is a boy or a girl?

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