Transgender student-athletes in California now have the ability, based on their gender identity, to choose which sex-segregated athletic team to join under a new law.
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August 12, 2013
July 16, 2013
Transgender students in California would be permitted, based upon their gender identity, to choose which sex-segregated athletic team to join.
July 12, 2013
A 12-year-old Georgia girl was told she could no longer participate on her middle school football team because she might arouse impure thoughts among the male athletes.
June 18, 2013
The top Democrat on the U.S. House education committee, wants the GAO to examine the prevalence of sexual and other abuse among student-athletes.
April 30, 2013
NBA veteran Jason Collins' decision to come out publicly as gay will almost certainly have ripple effects in the realm of youth athletics.
November 25, 2012
Samantha "Sweet Feet" Gordon found herself on the cover of a one-of-its-kind Wheaties box.
October 24, 2012
Officials at one Calif. high school recently learned that student-athletes had been hosting a "fantasy slut league" for the past half-decade.
October 10, 2012
High school boys and girls both made gains in terms of how many athletic opportunities were made available to them from the 1999-2000 through 2009-10 school years, but boys saw a larger share of those gains, according to a new report.
September 20, 2012
From guest blogger Kimberly Shannon Erin DeMeglio, a senior at South Plantation High School, made her debut earlier this month as the first girl believed to play quarterback in a Florida high school football game. It is possible that she may be the first in the nation, according to the Yahoo! Sport...
July 26, 2012
Pennsylvania became the fourth state last month to require school districts to annually report interscholastic athletic data for male and female students in 7th through 12th grades to the state department of education.