New York County Bans Transgender Women Athletes

By Daniel Walker | April 8, 2024

Intensified the debate

Former Olympic gold medalist Caitlyn Jenner voiced support for a New York county's ban on transgender athletes participating in girls' and women's public sports, claiming it protects cisgender athletes.

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Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman signed the order barring trans athletes.

Valuable opportunities

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“Trans women are competing against women, taking valuable opportunities for the long protected class under Title IX and causing physical harm,” Jenner said.