IOC Abandons Testosterone Rules for Transgender Athletes

November 17, 2021

On Tuesday the International Olympic Committee published a groundbreaking document titled “Framework on Fairness, Inclusion, and Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity and Sex Variations.” The ten-point guide advises individual Olympic sports on how best to create new rules governing such athletes. Under the new guidelines, the IOC forbids governing bodies from requiring transgender or intersex athletes to undergo examinations or medical treatment in order to be eligible. Outside