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In April 2018, a New York Times article entitled “Sex, Sport and Why Track and Field’s New Rules on Intersex Athletes are Essential” was published, reporting on the IAAF’s new rules: only those with testosterone levels capable of being produced by ovaries can compete as women.

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SPARK Blog: I Wanna Belly Dance with Somebody: Belly Dancing and Body Image

BY CHRISTIN BOWMAN
When I was a kid, gymnastics was my life. I spent hours and hours at the gym, and I was closer to my teammates than I was to my schoolmates. At school, I wrote all of my book reports and biography assignments about gymnasts, and I spent every recess balancing, swinging, flipping, and dancing. I felt the most free and comfortable when I was doing gymnastics.

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Research Blog: Shaving Toxic Masculinity

BY JESSICA LIN
The recent #MeToo-inspired Gilette commercial has stirred up quite the controversy with responses ranging from positive feedback to pledges to boycott Gilette products. The razor ad shows boys bullying and fighting, men touching women and dads saying, “Boys will be boys.” It questions, “Is this the best a man can get?”

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