Transgender Athletes in High School Sports Name Institution Course Date Trans-athletes face a myriad of challenges as compared to their counterparts. They have to be mentally capable as well as train extra hard to achieve what their fellow opponents would attain with minimal effort. Trans-athletes have to navigate murky waters and rough terrain in any competition. Some of them even lose identity as well as close ties and relationships because of their status. Despite the ongoing campaigns and awareness fostered in the sports circles athletes with alternative gender identities are not in a better position to compete with others. Over the years the transgender community has been viewed and referred under the same canopy of lesbians gay and bisexuals. Transgender is widely disregarded and there is no adequate research on the same in sports psychology. It is important to note that sexual identity and gender identity are two different A Brave New World Of Transgender Policy. Harvard Journal Of Law & Public Policy 41(1) 309-354. Buzuvis E. E. (2011). Transgender student-athletes and sex-segregated sport: Developing policies of inclusion for intercollegiate and interscholastic athletics. Seton Hall J. Sports & Ent. L. 21 1. Coakley J. (2014). Sports in Society: Issues and controversies (11th ed.). New York New York: McGraw-Hill Publishers. Griffin P. Carroll H. J. National Center for Lesbian Rights (U.S.) Women's Sports Foundation & It Takes a Team! (Organization) . (2010). On the team: Equal opportunity for transgender student athletes. San Francisco Calif: NCLR National Center for Lesbian Rights. Anderson E. (2017). Transgender athletes in competitive sport. London: Routledge. Jones B. Arcelus J. Bouman W. & Haycraft E. (2016). Sport and Transgender People: A Systematic Review of the Literature Relating to Sport Participation and Competitive Sport Policies. Sports Medicine 47(4) 701-716. dx.doi.org R. (2017). Model High School Athletic Transgender Policy. Physical Educator 74146-168. doi:10.18666/TPE-2017-V74-SI1-8558 [...]
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