Olympians and Ball Fans: Ironies and Names

With the world watching the 76 Olympic controversy around the actual sex of some female athletes, who would have thought that one male gold medalists was contemplating a gender switch the other way. Were those East German water polo ladies really female? Were they men competing as women against women? In the summer of 1976Continue reading “Olympians and Ball Fans: Ironies and Names”

Bruce Jender:Transgendering or Rebranding

The big media event of the past few days was Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer. Frankly what Jenner opts to do with his life, let alone his gender – will he change his name to Bruce Jender? – ┬áis really none of my business. But as he seems intent on thrusting it in people’sContinue reading “Bruce Jender:Transgendering or Rebranding”