Op-Ed: Olympic Gender Testing 'Bound To Fail'

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Jennifer Finney Boylan, author of the op-ed, "The XY Games," discusses gender testing at the Olympic games in Beijing. "China's tests are likely to produce the wrong answers," she writes, "because they measure maleness and femaleness by the wrong yardsticks."

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