Nuria Gregori

is a socio-cultural anthropologist. She has published several papers on sexuality, gender, intersexual states, sex changes and gender assignment and is currently carrying out research about science and technology of the body on behalf of the Advanced Council of Scientific Research (CSIC: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas).


Designing the margin of feasible bodies

Truths and binary oppositions in the construction of sexes-genders-sexualities

The controversy around the gender of the South African athlete Caster Semenya is by no means unprecedented. As Nuria Gregori and Silvia Garcia Dauder write, the world of sport is a social microcosm that reveals much about the role of assumptions concerning biological sex in a psychosocial logic in which gender identity, sexual orientation or sexual practice exerts maximum authority.

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