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Transgender Athletes in Competitive Sport

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Introduction [Eric Anderson and Ann Travers] Section I: Individual Stories of Transgender Sporting Experiences 1. Advantage Renee?: Renee Richards and Women's Tennis [Lindsay Parks Pieper] 2. My name is Jay, I Transitioned and I'm a Disabled Young Athlete [Jay Anonymous] 3. Becoming Me: Transitioning, Training and Surgery [Riley McCormack and Maylon Hanold] Section II: Research into Transgender Sporting Experiences 4. An Introduction to Five Exceptional Trans Athletes from Around the World [Kinnon MacKinnon] 5. Between Stigmatization and Empowerment: Meanings of Physical Activity and Sport in the Lives of Transgender People [Agnes Elling and Kiki Collot d'Escury] 6. Athletes' Perceptions of Transgender Eligibility Policies Applied in High-Performance Sport in Canada [Sarah Teetzel] 7. Sport and Physical Exercise among Spanish Trans Persons [Victor Manuel Perez Samaniego, Sofia Pereira-Garcia, Elena Lopez-Canada and Jose Devis-Devis] 8. Honesty and Discipline: Identity Management of Transgender Netballers [Brendon Tagg] 9. The Experiences of Female-to-Male Transgender Athletes [Mark Ogville] 10. Media Accounts of the First Transgender Person to Work in the English Premier League [Rory Magrath] Section III: When Policy and Identity Clash 11. Subjective Sex: Science, Medicine and Sex Tests in Sports [Vanessa Heggie] 12. Including Transgender Students in United States School-Based Athletics [Helen Carroll] 13. Transgender Athletes in Elite Sport Competitions: Equity and Inclusivity [Eric Vilain, Jonathan Ospina Betancurt, Nereida Bueno-Guerra and Maria Jose Martinez-Patino] Section IV: Challenging the System 14. From Transsexuals to Transhumans in Elite Athletics: The Implications of Osteology (and Other Issues) in Levelling the Playing Field [Michelle Sutherland, Richard J. Wassersug and Karen Rosenberg] 15. The Tenuous Inclusion of Transgender Athletes in Sport [Adam Love] 16. Queer Genes? The Bio-Amazons Project: A Response to Critics [Claudio Tamburrini]

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Eric Anderson is Professor of Sport, Masculinities and Sexualities at the University of Winchester, UK. He holds four degrees, has published 17 books, over 60 peer-reviewed articles, and is regularly featured in international television, print and digital media. Professor Anderson is recognized for research excellence by the British Academy of Social Sciences and is a fellow of the International Academy of Sex Research. His work shows a decline in cultural homohysteria and promotes inclusive attitudes toward openly gay, lesbian and bisexual athletes as well as a softening of heterosexual masculinities Ann Travers is Associate Professor of Sociology at Simon Fraser University, Canada. She has published two books, 13 peer-reviewed articles, is a regular presenter at conferences relating to sport, embodiment and sociology more generally. She has received over $200,000 in funding for her research relating to sport and gender and transgender issues in sport

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