When it comes to high school-based athletic opportunities, girls of color are coming up shortest, according to a new report from the National Women's Law Center and the Poverty & Race Research Action Council.
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April 27, 2015
April 02, 2015
Multiple high-profile athletes have come out as gay in recent years. Has that made easier for youth-athletes to do the same?
March 13, 2015
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.
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.