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Markham Lee @markham ?

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  • Markham Lee commented on the blog post The Olympic Games are obsessed with policing femininity   2 years, 4 months ago · View

    Thought of this topic after watching Track online…. 1) I really didn’t like the quote where someone claimed that whole teams of African women are dead ringers for men, it sounds A) Racist B) like the same kind of hateful stuff all the female track athletes I follow on twitter complain about when they go [...]

  • Markham Lee commented on the blog post The Olympic Games are obsessed with policing femininity   2 years, 4 months ago · View

    Also – in Track anyway, the Distance events are DOMINATED by poor countries in Africa and no woman is close to men (not in Track, Swimming, Cycling or Weight Lifting) anyway. It’s not about performance, or purely appearance, as (again) all those allegedly male looking female athletes from Africa are tested daily, and not requested [...]

  • Markham Lee commented on the blog post The Olympic Games are obsessed with policing femininity   2 years, 4 months ago · View

    While I understand the push to reduce discrimination against intersexed people, the transgendered, etc, the larger situation is more complicated. 1) Men DO in fact have testosterone standards, if a man’s testosterone levels are too high it’s an indicator that they may be on Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs). I did a quick Google Search “Sprinter [...]

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