women’s-sports

Are GOP lawmakers pushing ban on transgender athletes ignoring gender inequities at home districts?

BY: - September 7, 2021

Last spring, state Rep. Barbara Gleim, R-Cumberland, introduced  HB 972 or the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” touting it as a way to “protect” women’s sports, despite the absence of any scientific evidence that cisgender athletes would be displaced by, or outperformed, by transgender athletes.