Caster Semenya has gone into hiding. Scared, sad and devastated at leaked reports that she is a hermaphrodite – with the outward organs of a woman, but undeveloped internal testes instead of ovaries and a womb – there are serious concerns for her mental and emotional state.
Some fear she might take her own life.
On Friday, the chairman of Parliament’s portfolio committee on sport and recreation, Butana Komphela, told the Saturday Star that the elite athlete was being closely watched so that no harm came to her.
"She is like a raped person. She is afraid of herself and does not want anyone near her. She has been placed on an altar for all the world to see. If she commits suicide, it will be on all our heads."….Read More