Gender Verification: Medical Experts and Sex Assignment-Caster Semenya of South Africa

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Why would someone want to genetically engineer someone? What causes gender?

Athletes make a lot of money for schools, colleges, universities, and countries. Caster Semenya of South Africa is an example. Awarded a Gold Medal, possible sponsors as a result.

International Medical Ethics are important, with the death of and the question of the Doctor’s involvement, Medical Ethics have more issues to address than known.

Caster Semenya has caused medical doctors to examine the characteristics of male and female to determine gender, the biological line that is between male and female. In the 1960s Sex tests started when the Soviet-bloc were suspected of having males compete in female completions. Per the New York Times’ Friday, August 21, 2009 addition, these rigorous examinations include intrusive physical examinations and genetic analysis.

Because of Race, this gender issue can become clouded. Medical Ethics in the United States of America has a history or racism, the Tuskegee Experiment is an example, when Black Men were used to find out what syphilis does to the human body and denied medical care.

This Black-South African, Caster Semenya has the question raised, would gender come up if it were a European person. When it was a Soviet is was!


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