The Hartford Courant – Three Connecticut high school track and field athletes filed a federal discrimination complaint against a statewide policy on transgender athletes, saying it has cost them top finishes in competitions and possibly college scholarships.
The . . . Alliance Defending Freedom filed the complaint on behalf of the girls Monday with the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights. It seeks to reverse a Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference rule allowing athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity.
The CIAC says its policy follows a state anti-discrimination law requiring students to be treated in school according to the gender with which they identify.