Kristi Noem’s shift on women’s sports indicates a broader sea change in conservative politics.
If Noem follows through this time, it will be an unmitigated win for women and girls — not to mention biological truth — in South Dakota.
Are we really to believe that a change of wardrobe and fiddling around with testosterone levels magically remove this massive gulf of a performance gap?
UPenn’s Lia Thomas was twice bested at a recent swim meet by Iszac Henig, another transgender athlete who is presently making the transition from female to male.
UPenn confirmed Thursday that Thomas would be participating in future swimming events designated for women.
About 1,200 of the nearly 156,000 federal inmates in the United States identify as transgender, according to the Department of Justice.
A leaked Biden administration executive order, if enacted, could institute a transgender prison policy of self-identification in all federal prisons.
In Scotland, a study published details reports from female prisoners about transgender inmates who had transitioned in custody, then reverted to their natal sex after release.
A leading group of all-girls’ schools in England has updated its gender-identity policy to require pupils to be female according to their birth certificates.