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As Hida Viloria reports in “Criminalized Because of One’s Sex”:
On June 14th, Indian gold medal winner Pinki Pramanik was arrested following accusations of rape and “being male” by her live-in partner. She was suspended from her job, detained in a male ward, and an MMS of one of her mandatory gender-verification tests, in which she was completely nude, went viral.
Ranjit Sur, of the Association for Protection of Democratic Rights, stated, “The Human Rights Commission of West Bengal have already agreed that Pramanik’s human rights have been violated.” …