Study Says Transgender Women Maintain Athletic Advantage Over Biological Women
A new study says that transgender women maintain a physical advantage over biological women in sporting competition, including a full year after transgender women begin hormone therapy.
The results were published in December in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, and could impact the Olympics, where a one-year waiting period is currently in place for transitioning athletes, NBC News reports.
“At one year, the trans women on average still have an advantage over the cis women,” said the study’s lead author, Dr. Timothy Roberts. “For the Olympic level, the...