The bureaucratic decision to allow May-Welby to immigrate without specifying his/her sex or gender came after an extended legal battle. Reporters Barbara Kantrowitz and Pat Wingert suggest that a growing number of people consider themselves gender neutral. Confusion about gender categories seems to be perennially newsworthy. An international scandal erupted when the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), track and field’s governing body, barred her from competition Ms. Caster Semenya completed a gender test.