Joan Steidinger

Joan Steidinger, CMPC-AASP, is a sports psychologist and an athlete. She is the author of Sisterhood in Sports: How Female Athletes Collaborate and Compete and the forthcoming Stand Up and Shout Out: Women in Sport Demand Equality.

Articles by this author

Semenya’s response is to fight them tooth and nail, and the people of South Africa love her dearly. (Photo: Martin Rickett - PA Images / PA Images via Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
The Triple Whammy of Discrimination: Caster Semenya Inspires Us All
Blazing the last 50 meters, Caster Semenya, a female gay South African, won gold in the 800-meter event at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She stood tall, muscular, and proud as she mounted the podium in Rio. This was her second gold medal in the same event. She has stood on the podium numerous times since...
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