On Wednesday, the Minnesota State High School League’s board of directors will study a proposed policy that would allow transgender student-athletes the ability to participate in league-sponsored activities.
This would allow a transgender athlete to participate according to gender choice, rather than the one listed on a birth certificate.
A vote on whether to adopt the policy is scheduled for Thursday’s board of directors meeting. If passed, it would apply to all MSHSL member schools, public and private.
The Child Protection League, the group that fought anti-bullying measures and GLBT protections in schools, has taken out a full-page ad below in the Star Tribune. The MSHSL needs to hear from those of us who support this measure. If you are local, would you email the board to voice your support?
This is the ad, which infuriates me beyond measure: