Archived from the original on Retrieved 2 January We sincerely thank Prof. Archives of Sexual Behavior. Within competitive sport, the athletic advantage transgender athletes are perceived to have appears to have been overinterpreted by many sport organisations around the world, which has had a negative effect on the experiences of this population.
Fear of retaliatory behavior, such as being removed from the parental home while underage, is a cause for transgender people to not come out to their families until they have reached adulthood.
Peer-reviewed articles that were written in English only were included. Retrieved January 7, Trans men who have not had a hysterectomy and who take testosterone are at increased risk for endometrial cancer because androstenedionewhich is made from testosterone in the body, can be converted into estrogenand external estrogen is a risk factor for endometrial cancer. Should parents have the final say on the medical treatment of their children? The second aim was to review the available sport policies regarding the fairness for transgender people in competitive sport i. Forsyth, Heith Copes
Additionally, female players may be asked to provide a gender certificate or submit themselves to a medical examination if the medical evidence is not sufficient. Retrieved April 23, Problems still remain surrounding misinformation about transgender issues that hurt transgender people's mental health experiences. The Cide House Rules: US Rowing [ 35 ]. Although the requirements of this policy appear to concur with the commonly held belief that transgender people hold an athletic advantage, they have been criticised for not being underpinned by an evidence-based rationale [ 19 ].