Celebrate Title IX’s anniversary, but keep working to fulfill its promise | Fletcher McClellan
Title IX advocates connect the skills and confidence women acquire in athletics to later professional success.
House passes bill banning transgender women from competing on women’s sports teams
The upper chamber has already taken action on a similar proposal. Sens. Judy Ward, R-Blair, and Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York, introduced a companion bill in the Senate less than a week ago. It then advanced out of the Education Committee on Monday on a party-line vote.
Are GOP lawmakers pushing ban on transgender athletes ignoring gender inequities at home districts?
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.