Posts Tagged ‘ ACLU of Connecticut ’

Including those who happen to be transgender

Jun 25th, 2019 10:14 am | By

The ACLU of Connecticut is digging in.

From the statement:

We, the undersigned Connecticut-based organizations committed to women’s rights and gender justice, support the full inclusion of transgender people in athletics. We are in solidarity with Andraya Yearwood, Terry Miller, and all other transgender student athletes in the Constitution State. As organizations that care deeply about ending discrimination against women and girls, we support laws and policies that protect transgender people from discrimination, including in participation in sports.

Together, we

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What civil liberty is this exactly?

Jun 23rd, 2019 3:53 pm | By

The Connecticut ACLU is working with the two trans-identified high school boys who race with the girls and scoop up all the prizes.

Two transgender high school track and field athletes responded Wednesday to a Title IX complaint alleging that the runners prevented other female runners from top finishes and potentially from college scholarships.

The complaint filed earlier this week on behalf of three female track and field athletes in Connecticut argues that the two transgender runners, both of whom were assigned male at birth but identify as female, have “competitive advantages.” The complaint seeks to overturn the policy of the state’s high school athletics governing board, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, which allows athletes to compete based on the

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