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Many trans guys and non-binary people assigned female at birth take testosterone to change their body. This can be a problem in sports, as testosterone is a prohibited substance.
To a large extent, sports are gender divided through regulations, jargon, norms and locker rooms. That excludes trans people from doing sports.
RFSL works for a policy for the inclusion of trans people in sports. RFSL already recommends that children up to 18 should be able to influence the terms for their own participation in sports.
For the first time, this year’s calendar has a specific theme – sports. Apply here.
What we call gender can be understood in several ways. Here you can learn more about what gender is and how gender identity is formed.
Projektet Idrott för alla kroppar har en krönikör. Möt skejtaren Hannes som beskriver lust inför fysisk aktivitet och hur kroppen blir ett subjekt i idrottandet.
Knowing where to begin can be hard. Here we answer some commonly asked questions and make suggestions for a check-list that you can use in your work for inclusion.
Concerns about sharing personal information can keep trans people from participating in sports. Personal information should only be obtained with the consent of the participant or, regarding children, with the parents’ consent.