Gender bender: Sporting bodies review transgender policies as debate heats up

Updated: Jun 22, 2022, 10:24 AM(IST) WION Video Team

Should transgender women be allowed to compete in the female category in sports? The debate over gender identity in sports has heated up after swimming’s international governing body FINA barred the participation of transgenders in the women’s category in a controversial ruling on Monday. FINA is planning to launch a separate 'Open' category for trans-women. Other global sporting bodies like FIFA and World Athletics are also set to review their transgender policies.

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