Fischer Wells was the only trans student in Kentucky competing in high school sports — until the state legislature said she couldn't.
The new guidelines would allow college athletes to profit from their name and image through endorsements and other deals.
The bills are obvious attempts to restrict LGBTQ rights under the guise of solving phony concerns about athletic advantage.
Students who wear the headscarves will no longer be required to seek a waiver to participate in sports.
“I was crying, not because I was hurt. I was crying because I was angry. I just thought it was unfair,” the student-athlete told HuffPost.
Canadian student athletes are getting creative at home to keep up their training, even as future seasons are uncertain.
FROM HUFFPOST CANADA
Exclusive: Dwayne Bensing says he faced retaliation for reporting the department’s fast-track treatment of a case affecting transgender students.
“3 JERKS — DISGRACED THE COLLEGE — OUR COUNTRY AND THEIR RACE!” read one typical email.
The only fair solution is an all or nothing system.