Birth Certificates To Determine Student-Athletes’ Gender

SPORTS_Triptych_jpg_800x1000_q100Texas superintendents have overwhelmingly approved a rule making birth certificates the official determinant of a student-athlete’s gender for playing high school sports, a policy transgender advocates have decried as exclusionary and outdated.

In October, the 32-member legislative council of the University Interscholastic League, the governing body for Texas high school sports, passed on the opportunity to vote on the proposed rule, instead deciding to send it to the superintendents of member districts for approval. click here for complete story