Paper /Does the phenomenon of intersexuality need more visibility

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I need a 4-5 page APA formatted paper about intersexuality with an example such as

  • Caster Semenya, 25, a South African runner, is tipped to win the 800m
  • But the athlete has ignited a debate about gender at the Olympic Games
  • Semenya has testosterone levels three times the normal level in women
  • She has no womb or ovaries but rather internal testes due to abnormality


  • Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3740682/Should-runner-allowed-win-gold-woman-Tipped-win-800m-no-ovaries-nearly-testosterone-man-sparked-huge-ethical-debate.html#ixzz4dLEwZsV0

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    henryprofessor
    School: UIUC

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    More Visibility for the Intersexuality Phenomenon - Outline
    Thesis Statement: The phenomenon of intersexuality needs more visibility because of the
    limited scientific research about it, the controversies that it attracts and misrepresentations that
    define intersexuality.
    I.
    II.

    The limited scientific research on intersexuality
    The controversy surrounding intersexuality
    a. The undue advantage that intersex women have over normal women

    III.

    The misrepresentations on intersexuality
    a. The myth that intersexuality is hermophroditism
    b. Intersexuality is rare in the society
    c. Intersex children need surgery to correct their mutations


    Running head: MORE VISIBILITY FOR THE INTERSEXUALITY PHENOMENON

    More Visibility for the Intersexuality Phenomenon
    Name
    Institution

    1

    MORE VISIBILITY FOR THE INTERSEXUALITY PHENOMENON

    2

    More Visibility for the Intersexuality Phenomenon
    Introduction
    In spite of her outstanding performances on the 800m track, the world still questions the
    validity of the International Association for Athletes Federations (IAAF) and International
    Olympic Committee (IOC) permitting Caster Semenya to continue participating in athletics as a
    woman. This debate attributed to physical features of Semenya, which border between those of a
    man and a woman. Equally, her leaked medical report highlighted a high level of testosterone
    about three times of a normal woman, lacking a womb and ovaries, in addition to, having
    internal testes. This debate rages on in spite of the Court of Arbitration for Sport suspending
    IAAF from barring intersex athletes from competition. This instance highlights challenges that
    intersex persons face in the society whether in sports, modeling or other careers. In spite of an
    intersex person such as Semenya identifying herself as a woman, the society has demanded that
    she verifies her status as a woman. The concern of intersexuality, which is the existence of
    mutated markers of sexual identity, is because of their sexual identity challenging the customary
    medical and biological notions of sexual identity. Moreover, limited scientific research on
    intersexuality only creates more controversy on the issue. As a result,...

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    awesome work thanks

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