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Dr. Louis Elsas 1996 Olympic Games gender verification records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1213
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from Dr. Louis J. Elsas testing of female athletes in the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, that the International Olympic Commitee required to verify gender. The bulk of material is testing and survey results, some of which include comments by the tested athletes. The purpose of these tests was to exclude cisgender males from female-only competition while preserving the dignity and careers of intersex and transgender female athletes. Other papers...
Dates: 1988-2002, undated

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  • Names: Olympic Games. (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.) X
  • Subject: Women's rights X