Republican lawmakers in Minnesota are attempting to override a policy that allows transgender student-athletes to participate on sports teams that align with their gender identity.
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December 08, 2014
State Rep. Joyce Peppin, who is set to become the state's House Majority Leader next month, disagrees with the Minnesota State High School League's new policy on transgender student-athletes.
December 05, 2014
The Minnesota State High School League became the 33rd state association to approve a policy regarding transgender student-athletes.
October 03, 2014
Transgender student-athletes in Minnesota will have to wait a few more months before new rules are enacted regarding their participation in high school athletics.
October 01, 2014
Come Thursday, transgender students in Minnesota could, for the first time ever, have rules in place regarding their participation in high school sports.
August 21, 2014
This week, 13-year-old female pitcher Mo'ne Davis became the first Little Leaguer to ever grace the cover of Sports Illustrated.
April 30, 2014
Both the South Dakota High School Activities Association and the Minnesota State High School League are considering policies that would allow transgender students to participate in school sports based on their self-identified gender.
April 09, 2014
Middle and high school student-athletes grappling with coming out as gay can now look to Derrick Gordon, a sophomore guard for the UMass Minutemen, as inspiration.
February 14, 2014
A significantly higher percentage of U.S. gay and bisexual boys use anabolic-androgenic steroids compared to heterosexual boys, according to a study published online in the journal Pediatrics.
February 11, 2014
The announcement could end up having trickle-down effects to high school football, positive or negative, depending on what happens to Sam in the next few months.