How A Nonbinary World Would Increase Equality

At 5 ft. 3 in., “Muggsy” Bogues had an unusual career in the NBA. Currently, the average NBA player is 6 ft. 5 in. Is it fair for two people to compete just because they’re both men, or do we need to consider other factors? Unaltered photo “Larry Johnson-Muggsy Bogues-Alonzo Mourning” by James Robert Smith on Flickr.

In the debate over whether trans women should be allowed to participate in women’s sports, people are asking the wrong question. Why do most sports competitions still only have two categories labeled “men” and “women”? The system was never more than a crude attempt at a level playing field. It’s usually not fair for a 5 ft. 4 in. cisgender man weighing 120 pounds to compete with a 6 ft. 5 in. cisgender man…