When we can’t acknowledge that a man is a man and a woman is a woman — two of the most basic truths there are — a lot of other words need to be distorted to maintain those falsities.
On Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee issued a document titled “The Framework on Fairness, Inclusion and Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity and Sex Variations.” It is, indeed, a framework, although a much looser one than you might think. In terms of sex variations, it mostly kicks the can down the road.
Everything else in that title — particularly the word “fairness” — is based on the deliberate debasement of the English language. (And you’d better participate in that debasement if you’re covering it; Google