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NCAA ratchets up pressure on Florida to allow transgender athletes to compete

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NCAA ratchets up pressure on Florida to allow transgender athletes to compete in women’s sports


https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/2021/08/17/ncaa-ratchets-up-pressure-on-florida-to-allow-transgender-athletes-to-compete-in-womens-sports/

News4 Jax  by Jake Stofan on August 17, 2021

The NCAA is ratcheting up the pressure on universities scheduled to hold championship games, requiring them to reaffirm their commitment to nondiscrimination, including against transgender athletes.
The NCAA is requiring future championship hosts to commit to its nondiscrimination policy, which allows transgender women to compete in women’s sports under certain circumstances, but a new Florida law specifies that “an athletic team or sport that is designated for females, women, or girls may not be open to students of the male sex, based on the student’s biological sex listed on the student’s official birth certificate at the time of birth.”

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