By now, millions know the story of Selina Soule, the high school track star from Connecticut who missed qualifying for the New England track and field regionals by two spots in her top event. Those two spots were taken by biological boys who identify as girls.
Soule, who is wise beyond her years, was well aware that she could face consequences for speaking out about being forced to compete against biological males. But she recognized a greater need. Read More
Twenty-eight congressional Democrats signed a letter Wednesday condemning the Department of Education for ruling that public schools that allow biological males who identify as transgender to play girls’ sports are violating Title IX civil rights legislation.
Democratic Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal joined 27 House Democrats in signing the letter, which charged that the department’s order “discriminates against transgender youth” by restricting girls’ sports to biological females. Read More
Two Ohio state representatives are set to introduce a bill this week that would prevent biological men from competing in women’s sports.
The Save Women’s Sports Act (SWSA), co-sponsored by Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) and Reggie Stoltzfus (R-Paris Twp.), will designate that sport teams be based on a person’s biological sex rather than how he or she feels. Read More
A Tennessee state legislator introduced a bill Monday that would require elementary and secondary school student-athletes to compete in sports based on their biological sex at birth. Read More
A poll shows that less than a third of Americans say biological males who identify as transgender should be allowed to compete on girls’ sports teams, but a Democratic bill would mandate the practice in public schools. Read More
Biological males who identify as transgender women are likely to retain strength advantages over biological females, even after undergoing 12 months of hormone therapy, according to a new study out of Sweden. Read More
by Peter Hasson The male track athlete who won an NCAA women’s national championship denies having an unfair advantage over female runners. “If anything, me competing against cisgender females is a disadvantage because my body is going through so many medical implications, like it’s going through biochemistry changes,” Franklin… Read More
by Peter Hasson A biological male who identifies as a transgender woman won an NCAA national championship over Memorial Day weekend. Franklin Pierce University (FPU) runner CeCe Telfer won the DII women’s 400-meter hurdles on Saturday night, besting the second-place finisher by more than a second. “Telfer is the… Read More