Conn. Female High School Athletes Sue the State Over Policy Allowing Biological Boys to Compete Against Girls

Brittany M. Hughes | June 19, 2019
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Three female high school track and field athletes in Connecticut have filed a lawsuit challenging the state’s policy on allowing biological males to compete on women’s sports teams under the guise of being “transgender” saying the policy has cost them scholarships and championships by forcing them to unfairly compete against boys with a unfair biological advantage.

Represented by the non-profit Alliance Defending Freedom, the same law firm representing Colorado baker Jack Phillips in his ongoing war with the state over pro-LGBT cakes, the girls filed the complaint Monday with the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rightsagainst the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, according to the local Fox affiliate

For their part, the CIAC claims their policy is in line with state law mandating that students be treated according to the gender with which they identify, rather than their biology.

One of 17 states that allow boys to compete against girls under the auspices of pro-“trans” inclusivity, many of Connecticut’s high school women's track-and-field competitions have been dominated by young men for the past several years. Two biologically male athletes, Andraya Yearwood and Terry Miller, have handily trounced their female competitors in multiple races, setting new records and creating what some of their female competitors have rightly dubbed an "unfair" rivalry that could potentially cost them medals and, by extension, their much-needed college scholarships.