Caster Semenya is Woman Enough for the IAAF, After All

by Naima Ramos-Chapman | Colorlines

Today the IAAF, the athletic world’s governing body, deemed South African runner Caster Semenya’s body to be female-enough to compete as a woman in the global arena. After enduring a year of dehumanizing public speculation and dispute about the nature of her sex–and undergoing countless gender “tests”–Semenya has been told her gold medals no longer hang in limbo and can remain hung around her neck.

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