There are times when it’s not easy being a female athlete.
There are times when you’re criticized for being too muscular, too aggressive, acting and playing too much like a guy.
Ah, but go too far the other way, emphasize your femininity, and you’re not a real athlete, not to be taken seriously, only using sex to sell your sport which nobody cares about in the first place.
The sporting landscape can be difficult enough to negotiate in traditional male-female gender roles.
Now, add transgendered athletes to the mix and it gets that much more complicated.