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transgender

gallup
May 27, 2021

Gallup Survey: 2/3 Americans Favor Birth Gender for Sports

A majority of Americans believe that birth gender, rather than gender identity, should govern participation in competitive sports, according to a new Gallup survey with details published on UPI.com. While 61% of Americans favor allowing openly tra...


south carolina
February 24, 2021

South Carolina Lawmakers Debate Transgender Sports Ban Bill

South Carolina lawmakers were set to debate a bill that would ban transgender women from playing on women's sports teams earlier this week. According to a report from WISNews 10, the "Save Women's Sports Act," or H3477, would make it a law in Sout...


transgender
January 22, 2021

Executive Order Says Schools to Include Transgender Athletes in Girls’ Sports

On his first day in the Oval Office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order that is calling on schools across the country to allow transgender student-athletes to participate in the sport of their gender identity. The order, aimed at "prev...


transgender athletes in women's sports
March 30, 2020

US Justice Department weighs in on transgender athletes civil suit

A federal civil rights lawsuit aimed at blocking transgender athletes in the state of Connecticut from competing as the gender they identify as during varsity athletics has gotten the attention of the U.S. Department of Justice. Attorney General W...


November 16, 2017

New Jersey announces new rules for transgender athletes

New Jersey's athletic association on Wednesday announced new rules for transgender high school athletes. Under the new regulations, a transgender student is defined as a student whose gender identity differs from that student’s birth sex. Transg...


February 2, 2016

South Dakota legislators take aim at activities association

Florida isn't the only state where legislators are trying to overhaul the way its athletic association operates. Three bills have been proposed in South Dakota, an attempt to change the rules and policies that help govern the state's high school s...


November 4, 2015

School broke law by discriminating against transgender student

An Illinois school district violated the law by barring a transgender student-athlete from the girls' locker rooms, federal authorities concluded this week. [caption id="attachment_14502" align="alignright" width="297"] An Illinois transgender hi...


March 10, 2015

South Dakota legislators move to overturn transgender policy

South Dakota is among the states that have adopted a policy regarding transgender student participation in high school sports. Now a group of legislators look to revoke the rule. The South Dakota High School Activities Association last year app...