Transgender Athletes

Congressional Democrats Blast DOE Transgender Ruling

Democrats are not happy about a Department of Education decision to withhold federal funding from Connecticut schools for violating Title IX’s discrimination statute by allowing biological men who claim to be transgender women, to compete agains biological women in high school and college sports.

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Department of Education: Transgender Athletes’ Competition Violates Women’s Rights

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete as girls in high school sports violates the civil rights of athletes who have always identified as female, according to a letter from the U.S. Education Department’s civil rights office that was obtained Thursday by The Associated Press.

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2019 file photo, Cromwell High School transgender athlete Andraya Yearwood, right, braids the hair of teammate Taylor Santos during a break at a track meet at Hillhouse High School in New Haven, Conn. The federal Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into …

Federal Bill Introduced to Preserve and Protect Female Sports

Florida Republican Rep. Greg Steube has introduced a bill which aims to ensure that women and girls sports remain a fair playing field by prohibiting the use of federal funds to support any athletic event where a biological male identifying as a woman attempts to compete against biological female athletes.

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