Letter to the Editor - Urge lawmakers to vote no on HB 112
Last updated 2/18/2021 at 8:34am
As a high school library assistant, I witness the importance of making every student feel safe, welcome and supported. House Bill 112 would ban transgender students from participating in athletics that align with their gender identity. This bill would affect athletes in elementary school through the collegiate level.
A report released this month by the Center for American Progress found that trans-inclusive athletic policies (2011-2019) did not negatively affect cisgender girls (those whose gender identity matched their sex assigned at birth). Benefits to transgender students ext...