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UK: Female Olympians argue against ‘unfair’ trans women athletes

UK: Female Olympians argue against ‘unfair’ trans women athletes

British female Olympians lined up to criticise the inclusion of transgender women in women’s sport on Tuesday, as debate rages over whether male-to-female athletes retain unfair physical advantages after taking cross-sex hormones. The row over who should compete in women’s sport exploded in October, when Rachel McKinnon became the first trans woman to win a […]

US: Proposed state law would limit play for transgender students

US: Proposed state law would limit play for transgender students

Lawmakers in the US Midwest on Thursday last weighed a proposal to limit transgender students’ right to play school sports, a measure legal experts say would be as incendiary as a bathroom ban approved three years ago in the state of North Carolina. The proposal in South Dakota, that would only allow transgender student athletes […]