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Caster Semenya

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Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Why you’ve got to love the way the tabloid Daily Sun reported Caster Semenya’s marriage

Despite its much lauded, progressive marriage equality laws, South Africa can be a shit place for gay people, especially black lesbians living in poor neighborhoods, but then this also happens there: Olympian Caster Semenya has announced that she wants to spend the rest of her life with her girlfriend. The news of the engagement (and

Monday, January 16th, 2012

You remember Caster Semenya

There was a big birthday party a week or so ago, in South Africa. No, not that one, not the ANC centenary, although, amazingly, people are still debating that blowout a whole week later, including how some...

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Caster Semenya’s Private Parts

Reports are emerging about the extent of world-beating 800 meter track and field athlete, Caster Semenya, and of the collusion of South Africa’s track and field officials (who pretended they were on her side) with the world...

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

CASTER SEMENYA AND THE IDEA OF “NORMAL” BOYS AND GIRLS

With the media spectacle around world beating athlete Caster Semenya gaining fever pitch, South African newspaper “The Cape Times” sacrificed one of its reporters working tirelessly on inequality in South Africa, to find out how common “intersexuality”...

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

THE “MAKEOVER” OF CASTER SEMENYA

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