Essays · Strangers

… There Is a Disease Outbreak (Part 1 of Who the Hell Knows)

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve shared some advice here, but there are a lot of people acting like jerks (some on purpose, some out of fear) due to the spread of COVID-19 throughout the world. While the disease likely has a low mortality rate overall, it’s not well studied and it clearly is a… Continue reading … There Is a Disease Outbreak (Part 1 of Who the Hell Knows)

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Inductee Number Fifty-Eight: Those Supporting the IAAF Rule on Testosterone Levels in Women

Late last week, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld the (misogynistic and racist) International Association of Athletics Federations(IAAF) rule about testosterone levels in women racing in middle-distance athletics events. While the ruling applies to all runners in that category, it’s clear that the ruling exists because Caster Semenya is a better athlete that… Continue reading Inductee Number Fifty-Eight: Those Supporting the IAAF Rule on Testosterone Levels in Women