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Dude Looks Like Lady, Part Deux

On the last episode of “Guess That Gender,” guest judge Crocodile Dundee stated clearly that South African runner Caster Semenya was a dude. Now, some other Aussies, the kind with those juicy, delicious science brains concur.

Two Australian newspapers reported Friday that gender tests show the world champion athlete has no ovaries or uterus and internal testes that produce large amounts of testosterone. The international sports federation that ordered the tests wouldn’t confirm the reports.

There is no truth to the rumor that Semenya reacted to the test results by going apeshit at the U.S. Open

There is no truth to the rumor that Semenya reacted to the test results by going apeshit at the U.S. Open

Much like Mick Dundee, I’m no gender expert, but that sounds much more dude-like than not. If it walks like a dude, and it talks like a dude, and it shaves like a dude, it’s a dude. But there are some other bigger-brain-than-me types who disagree.

“It’s no different in a sense than a youngster who is born with a hole in the heart,” (Dr. Myron) Genel said. “These are in fact birth defects in an area that a lot of people are uncomfortable with.” Semenya is hardly alone. Estimates vary, but about 1 percent of people are born with abnormal sex organs, experts say. These people may have the physical characteristics of both genders or a chromosomal disorder or simply ambiguous features.

As far as there being a hole where there isn’t supposed to be, I guess Genel is correct. However, there are still just far too many “ambiguities” to be sure. This suggests another possibility may exist. If the problem is the presence of “ambiguous features” resembling female genitalia, Semenya might be a Texas Longhorn.

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