• Utah judge allows transgender kids to play girls sports
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    Utah judge allows transgender kids to play girls sports

    NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Transgender girls in Utah will be given the opportunity to participate in girls’ sports as the school year begins, after a judge on Friday reversed a ban pending legal challenges from parents. Instead of an outright ban, transgender girls will now be sent before a commission that will determine on a case-by-case basis if their participation compromises fairness. Utah’s Republican lawmakers created the commission in a law passed earlier this year as a fallback plan to be implemented in case of an injunction against the law. Under the law, the panel will be allowed to ask for and assess the child’s height…

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  • ‘Save Women’s Sports’ bill targets transgender kids
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    ‘Save Women’s Sports’ bill targets transgender kids

    When Jennifer Harris Dault’s daughter came out to her kindergarten class as a transgender girl via Zoom, no one really batted an eye. Her teachers supported her, and so did her friends. Rori Picker Neiss’ son had a similar experience when he came out as a boy. The two kids, ages 7 and 11, have faced an outpouring of support from their communities and schools. But much of the Missouri legislature doesn’t feel the same way. For three years in a row, Missouri lawmakers have attempted to pass what’s now titled the “Save Women’s Sports Act,” which would prohibit trans girls from playing on girls sports teams. This year, provisions…

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  • Texas bill banning transgender students in school sports heads to governor’s desk
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    Texas bill banning transgender students in school sports heads to governor’s desk

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is poised to sign a bill barring transgender youth from participating on school sports teams that align with their gender identity. The measure requires public schools from elementary to collegiate levels to assign athletes based on the sex noted on their birth certificates “at or near the time of birth.” A trans sports ban bill cleared the Republican-controlled House 76-54 on Thursday, then went to the state Senate on Friday, where it passed 19-12. After returning to the House for reconciliation, it was approved a final time 76-61.  It now heads to Abbott, who has indicated he intends to sign it.  The University Interscholastic League in…

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