After "Dr. V": Transgender Representation In Sports

After "Dr. V": Transgender Representation In Sports

It started as an investigative story about a "scientifically superior" golf club. But when "Dr. V's Magic Putter" revealed -- without her consent -- that the inventor was transgender, the article quickly morphed into a cautionary tale. Kojo explores the ethics questions raised by the story, and how organized sports leagues have tried to accommodate trans athletes.

It started as an investigative story about a "scientifically superior" golf club. But when "Dr. V's Magic Putter" revealed -- without her consent -- that the inventor was transgender, the article quickly morphed into a cautionary tale about media coverage of the transgender community. Kojo explores the ethics questions raised by the story, and how organized sports leagues have tried to accommodate trans athletes.

Guests

Christina Kahrl

Major League Baseball Editor and Columnist, ESPN.com

Fallon Fox

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Fighter

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