Today, on International Transgender Day of Visibility, I’m going to be standing out the front of a major Australian hardware chain, frying up snags and cooking onions to sell to the great masses that congregate there, every weekend to raise funds for my football club, the St Kilda Sharks.
It’s an experience repeated by thousands of people all over Australia every week of the year, but for me it will come with increased anxiety and trepidation. As a transgender person, being visible can be challen...
Tennis champion Martina Navratilova recently called the participation of transgender women in elite female sporting competitions “insane” and “cheating”.
And she’s not alone. Several other prominent women athletes have also used social media, mainly Twitter, to voice their concern about the eligibility of transgender women in sport, including former British swimmer Sharron Davies, double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes, and former long-distance runner Paula Radcliffe.