transgender athletes

utah
August 24, 2022

Utah Commission Deciding on Trans Athletes’ Eligibility Status

A Utah commission that will determine whether transgender girls can compete in school sports matching their gender identity will soon go into effect, Utah Senate leaders announced late last week. A recent story from Axios.com summarized the series...


June 16, 2022

Poll Says 30% of Americans Believe Transgender Women Should Play Female Sports

According to a new poll from the Washington Post and the University of Maryland, roughly three in 10 Americans believe transgender women and girls should be allowed to participate in female sports. This comes a week after Louisiana became the 18th...


ivy
February 21, 2022

UPenn’s Thomas Sets Record at Ivy League Championships

University of Pennsylvania senior Lia Thomas won her second title at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships this weekend, setting a meet record in the 200-yard freestyle. Thomas, a transgender woman, took first place with a time of 1:43....


utah
February 16, 2022

Altered Utah Transgender Athlete Bill Passes

A bill that set ground rules for transgender student-athletes in Utah to participate in middle and high school sports has passed out of a House committee — much to the chagrin of both LGBTQ+ rights groups and social conservatives. According to a...


ncaa
January 24, 2022

NCAA Board of Governors Updates Transgender Participation Policy

The NCAA Board of Governors on Wednesday voted in support of a sport-by-sport approach to transgender participation that preserves the opportunity for transgender student-athletes while balancing fairness, inclusion, and safety for all who compete. T...


upenn
January 10, 2022

UPenn Swimming Star Beaten By Another Transgender Athlete

A University of Pennslyvania swimmer Lia Thomas, a transgender woman, was defeated in her first competition since a record-breaking performance. During the Ivy League meet featuring UPenn, Dartmouth, and Yale, Iszac Henig, a transitioning male fro...


upenn
December 20, 2021

Parents Speak Out Against UPenn Trans Swimmer

Parents of swimmers competing with transgender University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas are speaking out on behalf of their daughters following a recent record-smashing performance by Thomas. The group of 10 UPenn parents, according to a repo...


vermont
October 14, 2021

Vermont High Schools Address Racial, Transphobic Slurs at Volleyball Game

A Vermont high school volleyball game was suspended by referees last week after racial and transphobic slurs were hurled towards players from Burlington High School. According to a report from the Burlington Free Press, once the game official was ...